Pictorialism—Or is Photography Art?

This question came up with pictorialism around the early 20th century, when Alfred Stieglitz established a group called the Photo-Secession. In this group Stieglitz was advancing and promoting pictorial photographers like Gertrude Käsebier, Eva Watson-Schütze, Alvin Langdon Coburn, Edward Steichen, and Joseph Keiley. The idea of the pictorialists, as they called them, was to create… Continue reading Pictorialism—Or is Photography Art?