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Steichen, Edward John Photgraph and painter 1879–1973.

“Empire State Building, N.Y.”, 1932.

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March 2018: 45 Years Since the Death of Edward Steichen
March 2018: 45 Years Since the Death of Edward Steichen.

Edward Jean Steichen, 27th March 1879 – 25th March 1973, born in Luxembourg, American photographer, painter and art gallery and museum curator.

Steichen was the most frequently featured photographer in Alfred Stieglitz' groundbreaking magazine Camera Work during its run from 1903 to 1917. Together Stieglitz and Steichen opened the Little Galleries of the Photo-Secession, which eventually became known as 291 after its address.

His photos of garments for the magazine Art et Décoration in 1911 are regarded as the first modern fashion photographs ever published.

From 1923 to 1938, Steichen was a photographer for the Condé Nast magazines Vogue and Vanity Fair, while also working for many advertising agencies including J. Walter Thompson. During these years, Steichen was regarded as the best known and highest paid photographer in the world.

March 2019: 140 years since the birth of Edward Steichen.