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Modern Art and America: Alfred Stieglitz and His New York Galleries
January 28 – April 22, 2001
West Building, Ground Floor Central Gallery, Outer Tier Galleries, and GS-12

This exhibition is no longer on view at the National Gallery.

Overview: The exhibition, which explored Stieglitz's role in the development of modern art in America, brought together 190 paintings, sculptures, photographs, and works on paper that Alfred Stieglitz had shown in his New York art galleries from 1908 to 1946. The installation was organized in chronological sections presenting works shown in each of the galleries, including 291, the Anderson Galleries, the Intimate Gallery, and An American Place.

An audio tour, introduced by Earl A. Powell III, was narrated by Sarah Greenough and Charles Brock.

Organization: The exhibition was organized by the National Gallery of Art, Washington. Sarah Greenough, curator of photography, National Gallery of Art, was curator, with Charles Brock, research associate, National Gallery of Art.

Sponsor: Deutsche Bank and Deutsche Banc Alex. Brown sponsored the exhibition.

Attendance: 225,165

Catalog: Modern Art and America: Alfred Stieglitz and His New York Galleries, by Sarah Greenough et al. Washington, DC: National Gallery of Art, 2000.

Brochure: Modern Art and America: Alfred Stieglitz and His New York Galleries, by Sarah Greenough. Washington, DC: National Gallery of Art, 2000.

Image: Auguste Rodin, The Thinker (Le Penseur), model 1880, cast 1901, bronze, Gift of Mrs. John W. Simpson, 1942.5.12

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