Definition of Steichen, Edward in English:

Steichen, Edward

Syllabification: Stei·chen, Edward
Pronunciation: /ˈstīkən
( 1879–1973) US photographer; born in Luxembourg; born Eduard Jean Steichen. He is credited with transforming photography into an art form. He worked with Stieglitz in the early 1900s and then was chief photographer for Vogue and Vanity Fair 1923–38 and, from 1947 to 1962, the director of photography for New York City’s Museum of Modern Art.

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