Berenice Abbott Biography

Photographer (1898–1991)
Berenice Abbott was an American photographer best known for her work with expatriates in Paris and of Depression New York City neighborhoods.


Berenice Abbott, born in Springfield, Ohio, became a well-known photographer to the expatriates of 1920's Paris. She became the assistant to Man Ray and Eugene Atget. During the Depression she took a job for the WPA and photographed the neighborhoods of New York City.

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