Construction Old and New (38 Greenwich Street from 37 Washington Street), 1936
Paper: 10 x 8 inches
Berenice Abbott was a central figure in and important bridge between the photographic circles and cultural hubs of Paris and New York. She was born in Springfield, Ohio, and in 1918 moved to New York, where she studied sculpture independently, meeting and making vital connections with Marcel Duchamp and Man Ray , leaders of the American avant-garde. In 1921, Abbott...