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ID: 500003133
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/ulan/500003133

 
Record Type: Person
Strand, Paul (American photographer and filmmaker, 1890-1976)

Note: Born 16 October 1890; died 31 March 1976. Strand took his first photographs in 1902. From 1904 to 1909 Strand studied under Lewis W. Hine and Charles Caffin at the Ethical Culture School in New York City, New York. From 1912 to 1922 Strand was a portrait photographer in New York City, and was heavily influenced by the work of Alfred Stieglitz. In 1916, Stieglitz organized an exhibition of Strand's photographs at his gallery, 291. In 1920 to 1921 Strand was also working as a freelance advertising photographer. In 1920 Strand travelled to Nova Scotia, Canada to photograph. In 1921 Strand made the film "Manhatta" with the painter Charles Sheeler. From 1922 to 1925, Strand photographed in New York City, New York. From 1925 to 1928 Strand photographed at Georgetown, Maine; and from 1926 to 1936 he photographed in New Mexico and Colorado. Strand photographed the Gaspé Peninsula, Québec, Canada in 1929. From 1931 to 1945 Strand made movies in New York City, New York and in Mexico. From 1932 to 1934, Strand was head of photography and cinema at the Fine Arts Division of the Mexican Government. In 1935 Strand travelled to Moscow, Russia. Strand organized Frontier Films, a non-profit film production group in 1937, and acted as president until 1942. In 1951 Strand moved to France. Strand photographed Italy from 1952 to 1954. Strand photographed in Egypt in 1959, Romania in 1960 and Morocco in 1962. In 1963-1964 Strand made a photo documentary of Ghana. American photographer.

Names:
Strand, Paul (preferred,V,index,LC)
Paul Strand (V,display)

Nationalities:
American (preferred)

Roles:
artist (preferred)
photographer
filmmaker

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  New York City (New York state, United States) (inhabited place)
Died:  Orgeval (Île-de-France, France) (inhabited place)

Events:
active:   1902 - 1950  New York City (New York state, United States) (inhabited place)
active:   1925-1928  Georgetown (Sagadahoc county, Maine, United States) (inhabited place)
active:   1926-1936  New Mexico (United States) (state)
active:   1926-1936  Colorado (United States) (state)
active:   1932-1934  Mexico (North and Central America) (nation)
active:   1951-1976  Orgeval (Île-de-France, France) (inhabited place)

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
collaborated with ....  Sheeler, Charles  
................................  (American painter and photographer, 1883-1965) [500115325]
influenced ....  Cartier-Bresson, Henri  
....................  (French photographer and draftsman, 1908-2004) [500115484]
spouse of ....  James, Rebecca Salsbury  
................  (American painter and embroiderer, 1891-1968) [500034124]
spouse of ....  Strand, Hazel  
................  (American photographer, 1900-1979) [500340311]
student of ....  Hine, Lewis Wickes  from 1904 to 1909
..................  (American photographer, 1874-1940) [500115193]
teacher of ....  Liebling, Jerome  
..................  (American photographer, filmmaker, and teacher, 1924-2011) [500126037]

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Strand, Paul (I)

Biographies:
(American photographer and filmmaker, 1890-1976) ..... [VP Preferred]
(American photographer, 1890-1976) ..... [BHA]
(American photographer and filmmaker; born New York (City) (New York, United States), 1890; died Orgival (France), 1976) ..... [CCA]
(American, 1890-1976) ..... [JPGM]
(American photographer, 1890-1976, died in France) ..... [VP]
(American photographer, 1890-1976) ..... [AVERY]
(American photographer, 1890-1976) ..... [Grove Art]
(artist, 1890-1976) ..... [GRL]
(artist, active 20th century) ..... [GRISC]
(American artist, 1890-1976) ..... [MoMA]

Additional Names:

Sources and Contributors:
Paul Strand ........ [CCA, GRISC, MoMA Preferred, VP]
........................  Artists, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) New York (2000-)
........................  Harald Szeemann papers, Finding Aid, GRI Special Collections (2011-)
........................  J. Paul Getty Museum, collections online (2000-)
Strand, Paul ........ [AVERY Preferred, BHA Preferred, CCA Preferred, GRISC Preferred, GRL Preferred, Grove Art Preferred, JPGM Preferred, MoMA, VP Preferred]
..........................  Artists, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) New York (2000-)
..........................  Avery Authority files (1963-)
..........................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
..........................  Harald Szeemann papers, Finding Aid, GRI Special Collections (2011-)
..........................  J. Paul Getty Museum, collections online (2000-)
..........................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 80153811
..........................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)

Subject: ........ [AVERY, BHA, CCA, Gallery Systems, GRISC, GRL, Grove Art, JPGM, MoMA, VP]
....................  Auer, Encyclopédie des Photographes (1985)
....................  Eastman House Database [online] (n.d.)
....................  Gallery Systems (2000-) LOC ID: n80153811
....................  Gernsheim, History of Photography from the Camera Obscura (1969)
....................  Greenough, Paul Strand (1990)
....................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
....................  Harald Szeemann papers, Finding Aid, GRI Special Collections (2011-)
....................  J. Paul Getty Museum, collections online (2000-)
....................  LCNAF Library of Congress Name Authority File [n.d.]
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) LOC ID: n80153811
....................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
....................  Naylor, Contemporary Photographers (1988)
....................  Newhall, History of Photography (1982)
....................  NY Times obit. 2 Apr 1976
....................  Parry, Photography Index (1979)
....................  The Transition Years: Paul Strand in New Mexico. Santa Fe: Museum of New Mexico, 1989.
 
Note:
English .......... [AVERY, CCA, VP]
.......... Auer, Encyclopédie des Photographes (1985)
.......... Greenough, Paul Strand (1990) 153
.......... Grove Dictionary of Art online (1999-2002) accessed 27 June 2002
.......... LCNAF Library of Congress Name Authority File [n.d.]
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