Edward Steichen

Edward Steichen (1879–1973) was a renowned photographer, painter, and art gallery and museum curator. Born in Luxembourg, he immigrated to the United States with his family as a child. Steichen became a key figure in the development of photography as an art form. His work as a photographer spanned many genres, including fashion, portraiture, and war photography. He served as the director of the photography department at New York's Museum of Modern Art during the 1940s and 1950s, where he curated the famous 'Family of Man' exhibition in 1955.


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  1. 1. The Family of Man

    "The Family of Man" is a renowned photography book that showcases a collection of 503 images from 68 countries, capturing the universal aspects of the human experience. The images, selected from a pool of nearly 2 million pictures, depict a wide range of human emotions, activities, and conditions, from birth to death, love to war, and work to play. The book serves as a powerful visual testament to the shared experiences and emotions that unite all humanity, transcending boundaries of geography, culture, and language.