Paul Strand | Working in the shadow of Stiegliez's teaching for years. One day he went to Stieglitz his boss and showed him a bunch of prints that were unlike anything shown before. "Straight Photography". Simple, pared down, incisive in its narrative, this new perspective took photography into the Modern Era. It became THE aesthetic of the 1920s.
By Paul Strand. Paul Strand (October 16, 1890 – March 31, 1976) was an American photographer and filmmaker who, along with fellow modernist photographers like Alfred Stieglitz and Edward Weston, helped establish photography as an art form in the 20th century. His diverse body of work, spanning six decades, covers numerous genres and subjects throughout the Americas, Europe and Africa. [Wikipedia]