Edward Steichen, considered by many 'the greatest portrait photographer of the 20th Century', was a major cultural force in modern photography and beyond.
Edward J. Steichen was considered by many 'the greatest portrait photographer of the 20th Century'. He was world famous, creating the Family of Man exhibition, seen by over 9 million visitors. He photographed leading movie stars like Chaplin, Gary Cooper, Garbo, Marlene Dietrich, as well as prominent figures to the theatre, writers, and artists of the modern age. He was a major cultural force of the modern age, presenting Picasso in a NY Gallery and reinventing modern fashion and war photography.