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New York Photographer - Bernice Abbott was born in Springfield, Ohio, July 17, 1898
It was in Paris in the early 1920s that she adopted the French spelling Berenice
Berenice Abbott died in retirement in Monson, Maine 1991

Besides Abbott portraiture in Paris  during the 1920s and documentation of New York City in the 1930s her work includes modernist experimentation, scientific photography  She developed and invented new techniques and equipment of photography and received several honorary doctorates

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Chrysler Building
CYMA Watches
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Before/After Facelifts
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Alfred EISENSTAEDT
Dorothea LANGE
Edward STEICHEN
Lewis HINE
Kevin CARTER
Manuel Alvarez BRAVO
Margaret BOURKE-WHITE
Robert DOISNEAU
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Walker EVANS
William KLEIN
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1900s Fashion Styles
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Vintage Trends of 1940s
1950s RETRO Fashions
1960s TWIGGY Fashion
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1990s Designer Sportswear
Famous NOSE JOBS
ROLLINGSTONE Covers
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LONGINES Watches
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Paul Newman
Audrey Hepburn Covers
National Geographic Covers
Photos of 1990s
Photos of 1950s
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Photography History
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Vogue Fashion Helmut Newton

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Berenice Abbott - New York
(Note the influence of Atget on Abbott)

Atget influence on Abbott - Paris Street Scape
Eugene Atget - Paris
(Atget preferred empty street scapes)

Greenwich Village New York - Abbott
 Greenwich Village New York
 

Brooklyn Bridge  New York Berenice Abbott
Brooklyn Bridge New York

New York Night View Photograph by Berenice Abbott
Berenice Abbott's New York Night View

While working with Man Ray, Berenice Abbott managed to establish herself as a leading portrait photographer of intellectuals and artists. She portrayed Eugene Atget (who was the greatest influence on her photography) Jean Cocteau, Janet Flanner, André Gide, Peggy Guggenheim and James Joyce, to name a few



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