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Abbott, Berenice 1898-1991

Overview
Works: 328 works in 653 publications in 6 languages and 14,858 library holdings
Genres: History  Pictorial works  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Exhibition catalogs  Juvenile works  Catalogs  Photobooks  Handbooks and manuals  Portraits 
Roles: Photographer, Author, Illustrator, Artist, Collector, Editor, Other, Creator
Classifications: TR654, B
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Berenice Abbott
Publications by Berenice Abbott
Publications by Berenice Abbott, published posthumously.
Most widely held works about Berenice Abbott
 
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Most widely held works by Berenice Abbott
Recollections : ten women of photography ( Book )
4 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 861 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 )
28 editions published between 1964 and 1979 in English and held by 854 libraries worldwide
Berenice Abbott : Changing New York by Berenice Abbott( Book )
22 editions published between 1988 and 1999 in 4 languages and held by 742 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 by Eugène Atget( Book )
6 editions published between 1963 and 1980 in 3 languages and held by 659 libraries worldwide
Berenice Abbott, American photographer by Hank O'Neal( Book )
9 editions published in 1982 in English and German and held by 631 libraries worldwide
The attractive universe : gravity and the shape of space by Evans G Valens( Book )
4 editions published between 1969 and 1973 in 3 languages and held by 480 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 313 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 Clark Worswick( Book )
4 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 304 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 )
7 editions published between 1965 and 1972 in Italian and English and held by 230 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 )
15 editions published between 1941 and 1947 in English and held by 202 libraries worldwide
A portrait of Maine by Berenice Abbott( Book )
2 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 189 libraries worldwide
Greenwich Village, today & yesterday by Henry Wysham Lanier( Book )
3 editions published in 1949 in English and held by 168 libraries worldwide
Atget : photographe de Paris by Eugène Atget( Book )
4 editions published in 1930 in French and held by 123 libraries worldwide
New guide to better photography by Berenice Abbott( Book )
3 editions published in 1953 in English and held by 110 libraries worldwide
Berenice Abbott ( Book )
1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 103 libraries worldwide
In this redesigned and expanded version of a classic Aperture book, the work of Berenice Abbott (1898-1991) is introduced by historian Julia Van Haaften, and includes new, image-by-image commentary and a chronology of this artist's life. An innovative documentary photographer, Abbott pioneered the depiction of scientific subject matter and photographed the fast-changing landscape of her times. Abbott studied journalism for a year in Ohio before moving to New York in 1918 to study sculpture, where she met Marcel Duchamp and Man Ray. She later moved to France in the 1920s and worked for Ray in his portrait studio before setting out on her own. Her portraits captured many individuals associated with avant-garde art movements, including author James Joyce and artist Max Ernst. Moving back to New York at the end of the decade, she began her renowned Changing New York series (later published as a book in 1939) and went on to become picture editor for Science Illustrated
Exile's return; a literary odyssey of the 1920s by Malcolm Cowley( Book )
2 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 97 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 91 libraries worldwide
Vintage photographs by women of the 20's and 30's ( Book )
1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 78 libraries worldwide
New York in the thirties (formerly titled: Changing New York) by Berenice Abbott( Book )
20 editions published between 1939 and 2013 in English and held by 60 libraries worldwide
Nearly 100 classic images by noted photographer: Rockefeller Center on the rise, Bowery restaurants, dramatic views of the City's bridges, Washington Square, old movie houses, rows of old tenements laced with laundry, Wall Street, Flatiron Building, waterfront, and many other landmarks
 
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Alternative Names
Abbot, Berenice 1898-1991
Abbottová, Berenice.
Abbottová, Berenice 1898-1991
Berenice Abbott
Berenice Abbott Amerikaans fotografe (1898-1991)
Berenice Abbott amerikansk fotograf
Berenice Abbott amerykańska fotografka
Berenice Abbott Fotógrafa
Berenice Abbott fotografa statunitense
Berenice Abbott photographe américaine
Berenice Abbott US-amerikanische Fotografin
Berenice Abbottová
Беренис Абот
Эббот, Беренис
ברניס אבוט
برنیس ابوت عکاس آمریکایی
アボット, ベレニス
ベレニス・アボット
贝伦尼斯·阿博特
Languages
English (233)
French (12)
Italian (6)
German (4)
Japanese (1)
Spanish (1)
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