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Greenough, Sarah 1951-

Overview
Works: 77 works in 280 publications in 2 languages and 12,430 library holdings
Genres: Exhibition catalogs  Records and correspondence  History  Exhibition, pictorial works  Catalogs  Pictorial works  Portraits  Biography 
Roles: Adapter, Editor, Contributor, Author of introduction, Creator, Curator, Arranger
Classifications: TR647, 779.092
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Sarah Greenough
Georgia O'Keeffe, art and letters by Georgia O'Keeffe ( Book )
1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 1,890 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This volume is a catalog accompanying the centennial exhibition of American artist Georgia O'Keeffe's (1887-1986) work at the National Gallery of Art. This work includes color reproductions of the 120 pieces in the exhibition, as well as 125 letters O'Keeffe wrote during her lifetime. This survey includes charcoals and pencil drawings on paper, but most is devoted to her work in color -- water colors and pastels on paper, and oils on canvas. O'Keeffe's letters are grouped according to four periods in her life: 1915-1918, when she was an art teacher in Virginia, South Carolina and Texas; 1919-1929, when she lived with Alfred Stieglitz in New York; 1929-1946, a period of time when she became more attached to the Southwest, and broke with the way of life in New York City and the east coast; and 1947-1981, when, after Stieglitz's death, she moved to and took up residence in New Mexico permanently. Through the personal letters that form the core of the book, O'Keeffe emerges as an even more complex and passionate person than she herself was willing to reveal before her death in 1986
Alfred Stieglitz, photographs & writings by Alfred Stieglitz ( Book )
18 editions published between 1983 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This volume presents seventy-three of American photographer Alfred Stieglitz's finest works. The photographs span Stieglitz's entire career; his early European studies from the 1880s and 1890s; his views of New York City from the turn of the century; the portraits of the many artists and writers he supported; the extended portraiture of Georgia O'Keefe; his photographs of clouds, the Equivalents; and his final studies of New York City and Lake George from the 1920s and 1930s. This book focuses on Stieglitz's central vision of photography ("search for objective truth and pure form") which increasingly was about "antiphotographs" or images that move beyond simple representation. Originally published as a complement to the exhibition at the National Gallery of Art in 1983
On the art of fixing a shadow : one hundred and fifty years of photography ( Book )
13 editions published in 1989 in English and German and held by 1,051 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This book is a catalogue of an exhibition held at the National Gallery of Art, the Art Institute of Chicago, and the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. At this sesquicentennial celebration, it has been our intention in both the exhibition and the catalogue to present and analyze those photographs that, regardless of why they were made, seem the most visually significant. Limiting ourselves, for the most part, to American and European photographers, we have attempted to chart the development of an understanding of photography as a pictorial device. - Introduction
Robert Frank by Sarah Greenough ( Book )
26 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in 3 languages and held by 845 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Essays by five noted scholars draw upon the National Gallery of Art's archive of Frank's work, examining his contribution to the art of photography and film
The art of the American snapshot, 1888-1978 : from the collection of Robert E. Jackson by Sarah Greenough ( Book )
12 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 773 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The catalogue of a fall 2007 exhibition at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, The Art of the American Snapshot reproduces some 250 snapshots, drawn from the collection of Robert E. Jackson and from recent gifts he has made to the National Gallery. Organized chronologically, the book traces the evolution of American snapshot imagery and describes how technical, social, and cultural factors affected the look of snapshots at different periods."--Jacket
Harry Callahan by Sarah Greenough ( Book )
17 editions published between 1996 and 2001 in English and held by 758 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Callahan has consistently explored new ways of looking at the world around him - from high-contrast photographs of trees silhouetted against snow, to double exposures of his wife's nude figure merging into landscapes, to minimal abstractions - but he has used these experiments to reveal his relationships to the world around him
Paul Strand : an American vision by Sarah Greenough ( Book )
5 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 742 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Looking in : Robert Frank's The Americans by Sarah Greenough ( Book )
13 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 585 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"First published in France in 1958, then the United States in 1959, Robert Frank's The Americans changed the course of twentieth-century photography. In eighty-three photographs, Frank looked beneath the surface of American life to reveal a people plagued by racism, ill served by their politicians, and rendered numb by a rapidly expanding culture of consumption. Yet he also found novel areas of beauty in simple, overlooked corners of American life. And it was not just his subject matter - cars, jukeboxes, and even the road itself - that redefined the icons of America; it was also his seemingly intuitive, immediate, off-kilter style, as well as his method of brilliantly linking his photographs together thematically, conceptually, formally, and linguistically, that made The Americans so innovative. More of an ode or a poem than a literal document, the book is as powerful and provocative today as it was fifty years ago."--Jacket
Modern art and America : Alfred Stieglitz and his New York galleries by Sarah Greenough ( Book )
13 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 585 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Udgivet i forbindelse med udstilling på Natioanal Gallery of Art, Washington fra 28 januar til 22. april 2001
All the mighty world : the photographs of Roger Fenton, 1852-1860 by Gordon Baldwin ( Book )
5 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 553 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Roger Fenton (1819-1869) was England's most celebrated photographer during the 1850s, the young medium's most glorious moment. After studying law and painting, Fenton took up the camera in 1851 and immediately began to produce highly original images. During a decade of work he mastered every photographic genre he attempted: architectural photography, landscape, portraiture, still life, reportage, and tableau vivant." "This volume presents ninety of Fenton's finest photographs, exactingly reproduced. Six leading scholars have contributed nine illustrated essays that address every aspect of Fenton's career, as well as a comprehensive, documented chronology."--BOOK JACKET
Alfred Stieglitz : the key set : the Alfred Stieglitz collection of photographs by National Gallery of Art (U.S.) ( Book )
8 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 538 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
André Kertész by André Kertész ( Book )
10 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 477 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Andre Kertesz (1894-1985) is one of the most important photographers of the twentieth century. In a career that spanned more than seventy years, he made some of the most deceptively simple yet compelling photographs ever created. He sought to capture the poetry of modern urban life, revealing its quiet incidents and odd, occasional comic, even bizarre juxtapositions." "This book chronicles his art, from his first works taken in his native Hungary just shortly before World War I, to his highly celebrated photographs of Paris in the 1920s and 1930s, and his studies of New York from the late 1930s to the early 1980s. Greenough and her colleagues have examined the extensive archive of diaries, letters, date books, clippings, and other memorabilia preserved by the artist himself. In their essays and an illustrated chronology, they provide new insights into the development of Kertesz's life and art, and its significance for twentieth-century photography. This book includes more than 250 reproductions and numerous excerpts from the photographer's previously unpublished correspondence and diaries."--BOOK JACKET
My faraway one : selected letters of Georgia O'Keeffe and Alfred Stieglitz by Georgia O'Keeffe ( Book )
in English and held by 461 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Collects the private correspondence between Georgia O'Keeffe and Alfred Stieglitz, revealing the ups and downs of their marriage, their thoughts on their work, and their friendships with other artists
Stieglitz on photography : his selected essays and notes by Alfred Stieglitz ( Book )
4 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 429 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents essays, notes, darkroom recipes, and more than eighty photographs by Alfred Stieglitz, the man regarded as the father of American photography
Beat memories : the photographs of Allen Ginsberg by Sarah Greenough ( Book )
9 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"One of the most visionary writers of his generation, Ginsberg was also a photographer. From 1953 to 1963 he frequently had his camera close by when he was with friends in his apartment or traveling with them, ready to record 'certain moments in eternity,' as he wrote. For years many of these photographs languished among Ginsberg's papers. When he finally recovered them in the 1980s, he reprinted them and added handwritten narrative inscriptions. Inspired by this early work, he began to photograph again, recording both long-time friends and new acquaintances. Some eighty of these photographs are collected and brilliantly reproduced in this book, which also features the first scholarly essay on Ginsberg's photographs, written by Sarah Greenough, addressing the relationship of his photographs to his poetry and to works by other photographers of the period. Ginsberg's photographs depict many of his contemporaries, including his closest friends and lovers, such as Jack Kerouac, William S. Burroughs, Neal Cassady, Gregory Corso, and Peter Orlovsky. They capture days walking the streets of Manhattan, San Francisco, and Paris as well as grand tours of Africa and Asia."--Jacket flap
Irving Penn : platinum prints by Sarah Greenough ( Book )
10 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"In a career that spans more than fifty years, American photographer Irving Penn (born 1917) has created some of the most arresting portraits, influential fashion studies, and provocative still lifes of the twentieth century. In the early 1960s when he turned from magazine work to platinum printing, he reinterpreted his earlier photographs, transforming them into the independent works of art that have been celebrated for the last thirty years. Extensively with the platinum process, making innumerable test strips in his quest to achieve remarkably subtle, rich tonal ranges and luxurious textures. When Penn rediscovered these test trips in the late 1980s, he arranged them in seventeen provocative collages, the Platinum Test Materials, which represent timeless meditations on his entire career: in demonstrating his search for perfection - and the difficulties in obtaining it - he has made this quest the very subject of his art." "This book reproduces the seventeen Platinum Test Materials, as well as the eighty-five platinum prints that are represented in these collages. Some of Penn's most important photographs are included, from portraits of Marcel Duchamp, Pablo Picasso, David Smith, and Saul Steinberg; to studies of indigenous peoples in New Guinea; innovative still lifes; and celebrated fashion studies."--BOOK JACKET
My faraway one selected letters of Georgia O'Keeffe and Alfred Stieglitz by Georgia O'Keeffe ( )
7 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Collects the private correspondence between Georgia O'Keeffe and Alfred Stieglitz, revealing the ups and downs of their marriage, their thoughts on their work, and their friendships with other artists
Walker Evans subways and streets by Sarah Greenough ( Book )
5 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Georgia O'Keeffe by Georgia O'Keeffe ( Book )
3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Starting in the '20s - when Georgia was recognized as one of the most important protagonists of modernism in America - until his death, the artist and his works have attracted a great interest in the arts community and the American public. Despite the great gained recognition in America and Europe, only a few of his works have been exhibited to the European public. Artist and woman, Georgia O 'Keeffe (1887-1986) embodies the American myth of independence, individualism and greatness. His works are unique, as the combination of colors: the study of forms, the choice of tone and color, the curvy and sensual portion of the brush are repeated in games and new combinations, but never quite different. Founded in 1887 by a family of farmers and She went to art since childhood, Georgia O'Keeffe began his studies in Chicago then continued to New York. After working as a graphic design and teacher, from 1918 he devoted himself entirely to painting, with the support of the photographer and gallery owner Alfred Stieglitz, whom she married in 1924 and with whom he lived at 30 th floor of the Shelton Hotel in New York. These were the years when he began to paint the Big City. After many trips to the United States, following the death of her husband in 1946, he settled in New Mexico that had inspired so much. At the age of 66 years began to travel the world and devoted himself to experiments with clay. He died in 1986"--Transliterated from publisher's website
Alfred Stieglitz : the Lake George years by Alfred Stieglitz ( Book )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Greenough, Sarah E. 1951-
Languages
English (172)
German (10)
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