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The Realisms of Berenice Abbott

Documentary Photography and Political Action

The Realisms of Berenice Abbott( )
Author: Weissman, Terri
Series title:The Phillips Book Prize Ser.
Publication Date:Jan 2011
Publisher:University of California Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:AUD $177.00
Book Description:

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,...
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Detailed Subjects: Photography / Individual Photographers / General
Photography / Photoessays & Documentaries
Art / History / General
Art / Art & Politics
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):18.9 x 26.5 x 2.037 cm
Book Weight:0.83 Kilograms

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