Edward Steichen Eduard Jean Steichen was his original name he later on changed it to Edward Steichen. Edward Steichen was a Luxembourgish American photographer, painter, and art gallery and museum curator. Steichen was the mostly shown photographer in Alfred Stieglitz’ groundbreaking magazine Camera Work. Alfred Stieglitz’s magazine ran from 1903 to 1917.
Steichen was born March 27, 1879, Bivange, Luxembourg. He died March 25, 1973, West Redding, Connecticut, U.S.He was an American photographer who achieved distinction in a remarkably broad range of roles. When he was younger he was probably the most talented and inventive photographer among those working to win public acceptance of photography as a fine art.
He became very very famous as a commercial photographer in the 1920s and ’30s. he created stylish and convincing portraits of artists and celebrities. Steichen and his parents immigrated to the United States when he was two years old.
They settled in the small city of Hancock, in Michigan, where Steichen’s father worked in the copper mines. When his father caught some poor health the family moved to Milwaukee, Wisconsin, steichen’s mother supported the family as a milliner. At age 15, Steichen served a four-year apprenticeship in a lithographic firm. During the 1890s he independently studied both painting and photography,