February 24, 2014 Donald Scarinci 4138Comment

The Edward Steichen in the 1920s and 1930s: A Recent Acquisition exhibition just closed to make more room for the 2014 Whitney Biennial.  Since three floors of the museum were closed, it was a rare pleasure to spend time with Steichen’s work without the crowds Edward Steichen, who has been referred to as the godfather of modern fashion photography, had a long career prior to taking his most well known position as head photographer for Condé Naste. He first entered the art world at the age of fifteen when he began a lithography apprenticeship with the American Fine Art Company…