Tag Archives: Berenice Abbott

Back to Black

Yesterday, I went to see Starburst, the blockbuster exhibit on color photography from the 1970s at the Princeton University Art Museum. (Stay tuned for my story on this.)  I am reading the catalog foreword by Aaron Betsky, director of the … Continue reading

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Doll Face

This babe looks like Gloria Steinem on the set of The Twilight Zone. Valerie Chaucer-Levine photographed her in New Hope, and this, along with other photographs of mannequins, is on view at Hopewell’s Gallery 14 through March 15. Valerie Chaucer-Levine’s … Continue reading

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Ahead of Her Time

This photograph of James Joyce was made by Berenice Abbott, a relatively little known photographer from the early 20th century. If you’ve ever seen a 1930s-era black-and-white photograph of New York City’s Flatiron building, then you know Berenice Abbott. She … Continue reading

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