Conference: Steichen, Stieglitz: Money, Art and a Life in Photography
29.06.2019 - 29.06.2019 from 14h00
The Family of Man
Conference by Shelley Rice.
Shelley Rice's lecture will describe the many facets of Edward Steichen – artist, commercial photographer, modern art impresario, curator, animator etc. – in order to place him (and them) within the context of early 20th century New York. The rise of mass media, the expansion of modern art practices and institutional infrastructures, the globalization of capitalism and visual culture: Steichen embraced all of these transformative social changes, ...