Naomi Rosenblum, Historian of Photography, Dies at 96

Her seminal works brought scholarship to the field and helped develop appreciation for it as a creative art form.

Dr. Rosenblum was the author of seminal works that helped bring scholarship and recognition to photography as a creative art form after practitioners, notably Alfred Stieglitz, had revolutionized the field by defying the conventions of subject matter and composition — creating images in the rain and snow, for example, or of a pattern that the sea cut in the sand.