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Berenice Abbott : Changing New York

Author: Bonnie Yochelson; Berenice Abbott
Publisher: New York : New Press : Museum of the City of New York : Distributed by W.W. Norton & Co., ©1997.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Pictorial works
Bildband
Ouvrages illustrés
Named Person: Berenice Abbott; Berenice Abbott; Berenice Abbott; Berenice Abbott
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bonnie Yochelson; Berenice Abbott
ISBN: 1565843770 9781565843776
OCLC Number: 36188230
Notes: "The complete WPA project"--Cover.
Description: 399 pages : illustrations, maps ; 31 cm
Contents: Wall Street / City Hall / South Street districts --
Lower East Side --
Lower West Side --
Greenwich Village --
Middle West Side --
Middle East Side --
North of 59th Street --
Outer Boroughs --
Catalogue.
Responsibility: Bonnie Yochelson.
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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.

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