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STRAND, Paul (1890 - 1976), Photographer, filmmaker

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online February 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780199773787
STRAND, Paul (1890 - 1976), Photographer, filmmaker

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American, 20th century, male.

Born 16 October 1890, in New York City; died 31 March 1976.

Photographer and filmmaker. Portraiture, landscapes, abstractions, still-lifes.

Paul Strand’s introduction to photography occurred as a student of Lewis Hine at the New York Ethical Culture School from 1904 to 1908. In 1916 his career received a catalyst with a solo show at Alfred Stieglitz’s "291" Gallery. Stieglitz would serve as a

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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