Berenice Abbott: Changing New York

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Details how Berenice Abbot set out to document New York City in much the same way one of her heroes, Eugène Atget had documented Paris years before. Features more than 300 duotones plus 113 variant images, line drawings, period maps, and an explanatory text, which explores Abbott's compositional choices, her artistic and historical preoccupations, and the history of New York. (High School (9-12); College/Adult)

TRC audience: 
College/Adult
High School (9-12)
TRC subject: 
Photography
TRC format: 
Book