adjective or noun see pictorialism

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  • pictorialist — lə̇st noun ( s) : one who produces a picture especially by photography for its own sake or as an end in itself interesting both to the pictorialist and the professional is the article on architectural photography Photography Year Book …   Useful english dictionary

  • pictorialist — 1. noun An artist working in the style of pictorialism. 2. adjective In the style of pictorialism. See Also: pictorialistic …   Wiktionary

  • pictorialist — pic·to·ri·al·ist …   English syllables

  • pictorialism — pictorialist, n. /pik tawr ee euh liz euhm, tohr /, n. 1. Fine Arts. the creation or use of pictures or visual images, esp. of recognizable or realistic representations. 2. emphasis on purely photographic or scenic qualities for its own sake,… …   Universalium

  • Rudolf Dührkoop — (* 1. August 1848 in Hamburg; † 3. April 1918 ebenda) war ein Hamburger Porträtfotograf. Zunächst Autodidakt, arbeitete Dührkoop seit 1883 als Berufsfotograf und wurde schließlich zu einem der führenden Vertreter der Pictorialismus.… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Minya Diez-Dührkoop — (Selbstporträt, 1908) Minya Diez Dührkoop (* 21. Juni 1873 in Hamburg; † 17. November 1929 ebenda) war eine deutsche Berufsfotografin. Inhaltsverzeichnis …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Pictorialism — was a photographic movement in vogue from around 1885 following the widespread introduction of the dry plate process. It reached its height in the early years of the 20th century, and declined rapidly after 1914 after the widespread emergence of… …   Wikipedia

  • American modernism — like modernism in general is a trend of thought that affirms the power of human beings to create, improve, and reshape their environment, with the aid of scientific knowledge, technology and practical experimentation, and is thus in its essence… …   Wikipedia

  • Stieglitz, Alfred — born Jan. 1, 1864, Hoboken, N.J., U.S. died July 13, 1946, New York, N.Y. U.S. photographer and exhibitor of modern art. He was taken to Europe by his wealthy family to further his education in 1881. In 1883 he abandoned engineering studies in… …   Universalium

  • Group f/64 — was a group of famous San Francisco photographers who espoused a common philosophy and photographic style. The group was created in 1932, and it is usually listed as including: * Ansel Adams+ * Imogen Cunningham+ * John Paul Edwards+ * Consuelo… …   Wikipedia

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