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Gallery 291

Roger J. Crum

in Grove Art Online

Volume Grove Art Online, issue Published in print August 1996 |
Published online January 1998 | e-ISBN: 9781884446054

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American art gallery founded in New York in 1905 by Alfred Stieglitz and Edward J. Steichen. It was located at 291 Fifth Avenue and soon came to be known simply as 291 (‘Two ninety-one’).The gallery at 291 was an important early centre for modern art in the USA. Originally called the Little Galleries of the Photo-Secession, it was founded to promote photography as an independent art form. In their first exhibition, Stieglitz and Steichen

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