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Abbott, Berenice 1898-1991

Overview
Works: 331 works in 584 publications in 6 languages and 14,143 library holdings
Genres: History  Pictorial works  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Exhibition catalogs  Juvenile works  Catalogs  Portraits  Handbooks, manuals, etc 
Roles: Photographer, Illustrator, Collector, Editor, Artist, Other, Creator, Dedicatee
Classifications: TR654, B
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Recollections : ten women of photography ( Book )
4 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 876 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Personal narratives and photos by Berenice Abbott, Ruth Bernhard, Carlotta M. Corpron, Louise Dahl-Wolfe, Nell Dorr, Toni Frissell, Laura Gilpin, Lotte Jacobi, Consuelo Kanaga, Barbara Morgan
The world of Atget by Eugène Atget ( Book )
22 editions published between 1964 and 1979 in English and held by 850 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Berenice Abbott : Changing New York by Bonnie Yochelson ( Book )
8 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in English and held by 719 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A Midwesterner who first came to New York in 1918, Abbott (1898-1991) was one of the twentieth century's most important photographers, and her images have come to define 1930s New York. With the financial support of the WPA's Federal Art Project from 1935 to 1939, she was able to realize her ambition to document a "changing New York." This deluxe hardcover edition features more than 300 duotones -- the complete WPA project -- and 113 variant images, drawings, and period maps, as well as an explanatory text on Abbott's life and work. - from publisher description
A vision of Paris. The photographs of Eugène Atget; the words of Marcel Proust by Eugène Atget ( Book )
5 editions published between 1963 and 1980 in English and Japanese and held by 626 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Berenice Abbott, American photographer by Hank O'Neal ( Book )
3 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 547 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Photographs by Berenice Abbott ( Book )
9 editions published between 1970 and 1990 in English and held by 530 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This book is divided into three main sections. 1. Faces of the twenties - Portraits of the major writers and artists of the time ; 2. New York - includes people, places and things of New York City ; 3. Science - Photographs of physical phenomena found; magnetic fields, waves, motion studies, light, bubbles, penicillin mold, etc
The attractive universe : gravity and the shape of space by Evans G Valens ( Book )
2 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 503 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Explores the laws of gravity on earth and in space as viewed by scientists from Aristotle to Einstein
Magnet by Evans G Valens ( Book )
2 editions published between 1964 and 1970 in English and held by 330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Accurately explains both the present state of our knowledge and of our ignorance about this phenomenon, fundamental to modern physics
Berenice Abbott, Eugene Atget by Eugène Atget ( Book )
4 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Eugene Atget's photographs of Paris are among the greatest works in photography made at any time, in any place. Spanning a twenty-nine-year period (1898-1927), Atget's photographs are literally the Paris of our collective imagination." "In 1927 Berenice Abbot became the largest collector of Atget's work when she purchased his estate. For the next forty years, Abbott devoted much of her creative life to popularizing Atget's work. Our vision of Eugene Atget and Atget's Paris was literally Abbott's invention. Drawn from work in previously unpublished archives, this book details Abbott's rare prints of Atget's negatives for the first time." "Today, Atget's work forms the bedrock of an American modernist photographic vision. Yet the Abbott/Atget printings are among the least known and most vibrant prints in the photographic medium. This work represents one of the few instances of one great photographer printing another great photographer's work. Representing perhaps only one percent of Atget's surviving work, the prints are Abbott's vision of the photographer who single-handedly changed photographic modernism in the twentieth century."--BOOK JACKET
Motion by Evans G Valens ( Book )
3 editions published between 1965 and 1970 in English and held by 226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
How do moving things move? Does every moving thing have to be pushed or pulled? How can we find out?
A guide to better photography by Berenice Abbott ( Book )
14 editions published between 1941 and 1947 in English and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A portrait of Maine by Berenice Abbott ( Book )
1 edition published in 1968 in English and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Greenwich Village, today & yesterday. Photographs by Berenice Abbott by Henry Wysham Lanier ( Book )
2 editions published in 1949 in English and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Atget : photographe de Paris by Eugène Atget ( Book )
4 editions published between 1930 and 2008 in French and English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Facsimile of "Atget : Photographe de Paris" (published in 1930). Reproduces all 96 collotype plates and an English translation of the Pierre Mac Orlan text on Eugene Atget's documentation of Paris at the turn of the 19th century. David Campany, contributes a contemporary essay called "Atget's intelligent documents" written for this volume
Berenice Abbott : [exhibition], January 6-24, 1976, Marlborough Gallery ... New York ... April 3-May 10, 1976, Lunn Gallery/Graphics International Ltd. ... Washington, D.C. by Berenice Abbott ( Book )
2 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
New guide to better photography by Berenice Abbott ( Book )
3 editions published in 1953 in English and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Exile's return; a literary odyssey of the 1920s by Malcolm Cowley ( Book )
2 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Feeling alienated in the America of the 1920s, Fitzgerald, Crane, Hemingway, Wilder, Dos Passos, Cowley and others "escaped" to Europe, as exiles. The adventures and attitudes shared by these American writers, dubbed "the lost generation", are brought to life in this book of prose works
Peggy Guggenheim and her friends ( Book )
3 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Berenice Abbott : sixty years of photography by Hank O'Neal ( Book )
3 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Atelier Man Ray : Berenice Abbott, Jacques-André Boiffard, Bill Brandt, Lee Miller : 1920-1935 ( Book )
2 editions published in 1982 in French and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Abbot, Berenice 1898-1991
Abbottová, Berenice.
Abbottová, Berenice 1898-1991
Berenice Abbott
アボット, ベレニス
Languages
English (183)
French (11)
German (1)
Japanese (1)
Italian (1)
Spanish (1)
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