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Alfred Stieglitz

Photographer, publisher,

1864 - 1946 New Jersey

Born in Hoboken, New Jersey, in 1864, and schooled as an engineer in Germany, Alfred Stieglitz returned to New York in 1890 determined to prove that photography was a medium as capable of artistic expression as painting or sculpture. 

Alfred Stieglitz (January 1, 1864 – July 13, 1946) was an American photographer and modern art promoter who was instrumental over his fifty-year career in making photography an accepted art form. In addition to his photography, 

Original article
Alfred Stieglitz: Masters of Photography Series (Aperture Masters of Photography)
Stieglitz on Photography: His Selected Essays and Notes
Alfred Stieglitz: Photographs & Writings