Stock Image

Stieglitz : a Beginning Light / Katherine Hoffman

Hoffman, Katherine

7 ratings by Goodreads
ISBN 10: 0300102399 / ISBN 13: 9780300102390
Published by New Haven & London : Yale University Press, 2004
Used
From MW Books Ltd. (Galway, Ireland)

AbeBooks Seller Since 23 June 2003

Quantity Available: 2

Buy Used
Price: 27.07 Convert Currency
Shipping: 8.72 From Ireland to U.S.A. Destination, Rates & Speeds
Add to basket

About this Item

Focusing on the early years of Stieglitz's life and career, this stunning book sheds new light on his contributions to photographyThis beautifully written book weaves together biographical, historical, and artistic strands to present a colorful tapestry of the photographer Alfred Stieglitz's (1864-1946) early life and work. Generously illustrated, the volume includes photographs Stieglitz took in Europe (some rarely seen) , his first works in the United States, and Katherine Hoffman's new photographs of important sites in young Stieglitz's life. The book is the first to look closely at the photographer's formative years and photographic works before 1917.Although Stieglitz was born in New Jersey, his ancestry lay in Germany, where he spent some of his high school and university years. Stieglitz: A Beginning Light traces the lasting influences of European culture on his work, as well as the impact of American democratic traditions. The book also recounts his tireless and often lonely efforts as a young photographer, editor, writer, and gallery director to gain recognition for the Modernist cause and for photography as a fine art; 381 pages; Description: xvi, 381 p. : ill ; 26 cm. Includes bibliographical references (p. [336]-354) and index. Subjects: Stieglitz, Alfred, 1864-1946. Photographers --United States --Biography 2 Kg. Bookseller Inventory # 155575

Ask Seller a Question

Bibliographic Details

Title: Stieglitz : a Beginning Light / Katherine ...

Publisher: New Haven & London : Yale University Press

Publication Date: 2004

Edition: First Edition.

About this title

Synopsis:

This beautifully written book weaves together biographical, historical, and artistic strands to present a colorful tapestry of the photographer Alfred Stieglitz's (1864-1946) early life and work. Generously illustrated, the volume includes photographs Stieglitz took in Europe (some rarely seen), his first works in the United States, and Katherine Hoffman's new photographs of important sites in young Stieglitz's life. The book is the first to look closely at the photographer's formative years and photographic works before 1917. Although Stieglitz was born in New Jersey, his ancestry lay in Germany, where he spent some of his high school and university years. Stieglitz: A Beginning Light traces the lasting influences of European culture on his work, as well as the impact of American democratic traditions. The book also recounts his tireless and often lonely efforts as a young photographer, editor, writer, and gallery director to gain recognition for the Modernist cause and for photography as a fine art.

Product Description:

Alfred Stieglitz This book weaves together biographical, historical and artistic strands to present a colourful tapestry of the early life and work of the photographer Alfred Stieglitz (1864-1946). Born in USA, his ancestry lay in Germany, and this book traces the lasting influences of European culture on his work. Full description

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Store Description

Visit Seller's Storefront

Terms of Sale:

MW Books Limited. Registered at 70A Renmore Road, Galway, Ireland. Email;
mwbooks@eircom.net. Tel; +353.91.768981. Authorized representative; Jim
Shaughnessy. Company registration; 382786. Vat; IE 6402786L.
Immediate same day dispatch on credit card orders. Full refund on prompt return
of book if not completely satisfied with either condition or description (please
notify upon receipt). Please do not hesitate to email us with any questions
Digital Images available upon request. Accept Visa, Mast...

More Information
Shipping Terms:

Shipping is charged at cost and is based on the standard weight of 1kg. Airmail to the US (4-6 business days) costs Euro 9.95 while the surface option (up to 5 weeks) comes to Euro 8.95. Airmail charges to the UK (3-4 business days) are Euro 8.95 with surface charges (up to 10 business days) coming to Euro 7.95.

List this Seller's Books

Payment Methods
accepted by seller

Visa Mastercard American Express

PayPal