The Realisms of Berenice Abbott: Documentary Photography and Political Action

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"The Realisms of Berenice Abbott" provides the first in-depth consideration of the work of photographer Berenice Abbott. Though best known for her 1930s documentary images of New York City, this book examines a broad range of Abbott's work - including portraits from the 1920s, little known and uncompleted projects from the 1930s, and experimental science photography from the 1950s. It argues that Abbott consistently relied on realism as the theoretical armature for her work, even as her understanding of that term changed ...

The Realisms of Berenice Abbott: Documentary Photography and Political Action 2011, University of California Press, Berkerley

ISBN-13: 9780520266759

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