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The City of Ambition

Artist:
Alfred Stieglitz (American, Hoboken, New Jersey 1864–1946 New York)
Date:
1910
Medium:
Photogravure
Dimensions:
22.3 x 16.9 cm. (8 3/4 x 6 5/8 in.)
Classifications:
Photographs, Prints
Credit Line:
Gift of J. B. Neumann, 1958
Accession Number:
58.577.10
Rights and Reproduction:
© 2016 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
Not on view
This photograph belongs to a series of dynamic images Stieglitz made of New York of 1910. It appeared in the October 1911 issue of Camera Work along with eight other examples of his lyrical urban modernism--a contemporary vision certainly not lost on Coburn, Struss, and Strand.
J.B. Neumann

Stieglitz, Alfred, ed. Camera Work: A Photographic Quarterly 36 (October 1911). p. 5.

Greenough, Sarah. Alfred Stieglitz: The Key Set. Vol. 2. Washington, D.C.: National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C., 2002. no. 341.



This work was made from the New Jersey side of the Hudson River looking toward lower Manhattan. (Greenough)
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