O'Keeffe & Stieglitz

Alfred Stieglitz' famous sepia photos of Georgia O'Keeffe go on view this week at the Metropolitan in New York — including 30 that have never or rarely been seen before. The photos, taken over three decades, no longer seem as shocking as they once did (there are many nudes, closeups of O'Keeffe's breasts, neck, her writhing hands) but show the progression of Stieglitz and O'Keeffe's relationship as O'Keeffe moves from protege to wife to independent woman. NPR's Susan Stamberg went to see the groundbreaking photographs, and has this report.



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