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  • n. An artist working in the style of pictorialism.
  • adj. In the style of pictorialism.


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  • In 1930 she came into contact with a group of photographers who rejected the painterly, "pictorialist" school of photography and embraced a style emphasizing clarity, precision, and abstraction.

    Personal Information for Alma Lavenson Wahrhaftig

  • The first show fulfills one of the mandates Ms. Sviblova set for MHP, which is to educate her people about their own artistic heritage: One floor featured mostly soft-focus and sentimental pictorialist work from the first period, and on another floor photojournalism from the second.

    Free Market Exposure

  • The pictures at Robert Mann date from pictorialist Edwin Hale Lincoln's platinum print "Untitled (Still Life with Grapes)" (1912) to Kevin Kay's three Polaroid images of two naked women and some oranges, all titled "Citrine" (2011).

    Taking Nature's Refuge

  • Study with photographer Clarence White at Columbia Teachers College inspired her interest in the practice of pictorialist photography, a genre which emphasized a painterly style for portraits and landscapes.

    Personal Information for Doris May Ulmann

  • Photography fans could head off the beaten track, and back in time, by looking at a Phillips Collection show, launching Oct. 9, that explores the soft-focus imagery of the pictorialist movement, which flourished early last century.

    Blake Gopnik: Fall gallery season full of under-the-radar gems

  • So dedicated was Ulmann to Clarence White and the pictorialist genre that she and her surgeon husband, Charles H. Jaeger, joined him as cofounders of the Pictorial Photographers of America shortly after the end of World War I.

    Doris May Ulmann.

  • Inspired by the Impressionist painters, pictorialist photographers used large-format view cameras and soft-focus lenses to lend a painterly, dreamy quality to their idyllic landscapes and portraits.

    Doris May Ulmann.

  • Hurley was a fabulous pictorialist, not a reporter .

    Frank Hurley and post-processing

  • The purpose of this preliminary psychologic analysis is to explain the militant attitude of the Western pictorialist in his pursuit of the art of the camera.

    Pictorial Photography in America 1920

  • Samples from the Dorothea Lange archive of photographs and papers flank the self-portrait area, rather than keeping company with the members of the Group f64, or the pictorialist photographers, whose work has dedicated areas elsewhere on the floor.

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