Web.mnstate.edu/gracyk/courses/phil of art/printer-friendly/Stieglitz_1899_TWO_COLUMNS.pdf. Alfred Stieglitz - American Artist Photographer and Editor - Photography Quotes. Alfred Stieglitz. Alfred Stieglitz (1864–1946) and American Photography. Alfred Stieglitz. Alfred Stieglitz (January 1, 1864 – July 13, 1946) was an American photographer and modern art promoter who was instrumental over his fifty-year career in making photography an accepted art form.
In addition to his photography, Stieglitz is known for the New York art galleries that he ran in the early part of the 20th century, where he introduced many avant-garde European artists to the U.S. He was married to painter Georgia O'Keeffe. Life Early years (1864–1890) Alfred Stieglitz.