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PAUL STRAND (American, 1890–1976): Blind, 1916 - Platinum print This seminal image of a street beggar was published in 1917 as a gravure in Stieglitz's magazine Camera Work and immediately became an icon of the new American photography.

Paul Strand (1890–1976) | Thematic Essay | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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Paul Strand, Rebecca’s hands, New York (1923)

Paul Strand La Cousette à Luzzara, 1953 The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles

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.