about to explain it right
now! Paul Strand was a photographer who was around from the late 1800s to the
1970s. Specifically, he was born on October 16, 1890 in Manhattan, NY (New York City)
during the time Benjamin Harrison was president of the USA. He was known for his
photography, but nobody knew that he made films as well.
Part of his early life was, obviously, he was born October 16, 1890. His parents
were of the Bohemian nationality. During his teenage years, he was a student of
renowned documentary photographer Lewis Hine at the Ethical Culture Fieldston
School. While he was attending that school, his class took a field trip to the 291 art
gallery, which was operated by Stieglitz and Edward Steichen. The 291 art gallery
would be where exhibitions of work by optimist photographers and painters who are
also modernists would move Strand to take his photographic hobby more seriously.
Stieglitz later promoted Strand’s work to the museum itself, photography publication
Camera Work and artwork in Hieninglatzing studio.
Examples of photography
Blind, taken in 1917
Young Man, taken in 1951
Wall Street, taken in 1915
The very first film he ever made was called “Manhatta” meaning “New York the
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