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Berenice Abbott – A Life In Photography

The comprehensive biography of the iconic twentieth-century American photographer Berenice Abbott, a trailblazing documentary modernist, author, and inventor.

Berenice Abbott is to American photography as Georgia O’Keeffe is to painting or Willa Cather to letters. She was a photographer of astounding innovation and artistry, a pioneer in both her personal and professional life. Abbott’s sixty-year career established her not only as a master of American photography, but also as a teacher, writer, archivist, and inventor. Famously reticent in public, Abbott’s fascinating life has long remained a mystery—until now.

In Berenice Abbott: A Life in Photography, author, archivist, and curator Julia Van Haaften brings this iconic public figure to life alongside outlandish, familiar characters from artist Man Ray to cybernetics founder Norbert Wiener.

The Book was published by W. W. Norton & Co., 4/10/18.
A review was published April 9th in the New York Times.

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Pirkle Jones - Ansel Adams and Edward Weston at Weston's home, Wildcat Creek, Carmel
(Silver Gelatin Print - 8 x 11.38)

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Pirkle Jones - Oak Tree and Rock, Black Hawk Ranch, 1954
(Silver Gelatin Print - 11 x 14)

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Cole Weston - Yellowstone, Wyoming, 1990
(Cibachrome - 15.5 x 19.25)

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