Art: Many Ways

Alfred Stieglitz was the best photographer ever to come down the pike. Until he died in 1946, the spindly, black-caped little man was also a prophetic educator in the cause of modern art. His widow, Painter Georgia O'Keeffe, has carried on his educational work as executrix of his will by dividing Stieglitz' brilliant art collection and his own even more brilliant photographs among six widely spaced institutions: Manhattan's Metropolitan, Chicago's Art Institute, Washington's National Gallery, the Library of Congress, the Philadelphia Museum and Fisk University (for Negroes) in Tennessee. To house its share (101 modern paintings, Stieglitz photographs and African sculptures),...

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