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Alfred Stieglitz: A Biography 
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688 pages 
DaCapo Press 
Published 1997 
The New York Times Book Review, Roger Cardinal 
The virtue of Mr. Whelan's biography is that it meticulously documents the dozens of people whose paths crossed those of Stieglitz, and enumerates the public and private episodes that make up this long and dynamic life. Mr. Whelan, a freelance writer about art and photography, has traced letters and other papers that reflect Stieglitz's career as a guru of art ever prone to passionate affinities and quarrels.  
From Booklist 
Curiously enough, Whelan's is the first comprehensive biography of Stieglitz, master photographer and tireless arts crusader, though there have been a staggering number of books about his marriage to Georgia O'Keeffe. Naturally, O'Keeffe plays a major role here, but Stieglitz had 23 years on her, so Whelan has plenty of territory to cover before O'Keeffe enters the picture and rescues Stieglitz from his long-standing but loveless first marriage. Whelan analyzes the dynamics of Stieglitz's lively... read more --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
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