Berenice Abbott

American, 1898-1991

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Berenice Abbott

American, 1898-1991

1,272 followers

Berenice Abbott is best known for her striking, black-and-white photographs of New York City …

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Berenice Abbott is best known for her striking, black-and-white photographs of New York City buildings, which she photographed as though taking portraits. In the 1920s she served as a darkroom assistant to Man Ray in Paris (she had modeled for him earlier in New York), where she encountered such leading cultural …

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Solo show at a major institution
Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and 2 more
Group show at a major institution
Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and 5 more
Collected by a major institution
Tate, and 3 more
Reviewed by a major art publication
frieze, and 2 more
Participated in a major biennial
documenta, and 1 more
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