Docent Lecture: Shock of the Modern: Alfred Stieglitz and His Circle, by Alfred Escoffier

modern painting of architectural details

Charles Demuth, From the Garden of the Château, 1921 (reworked 1925). Oil on canvas. Museum purchase, Roscoe and Margaret Oakes Income Fund, Ednah Root, and the Walter H. and Phyllis J. Shorenstein Foundation Fund, 1990.4

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Koret Auditorium

Travel back in time a century to meet Alfred Stieglitz, photographer and modern-art impressario. A master at recognizing and nurturing talent, Stieglitz was the first to bring works by Picasso, Matisse, and other important European artists to American shores. The Stieglitz Circle included American artists Marsden Hartley, Charles Demuth, Arthur Dove, John Marin, Paul Strand, and Georgia O'Keeffe.

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