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Berenice Abbott

[American Photographer, 1898-1991]

• Also known as:  Bernice Abbott
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Original works by Berenice Abbott available for purchase at art galleries worldwide
Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago

Notable SiteDallas Museum of Art, Texas

Notable SiteJ. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles
9 works online by Abbott

Notable SiteBerenice Abbott at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas
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Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Boston
Photograph collection online

Notable SiteBerenice Abbott at the National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.
2 works by Berenice Abbott

Notable SiteSan Francisco Museum of Modern Art

Notable SiteThe Phillips Collection, Washington D.C.
Canyon: Broadway and Exchange Place, 1936

Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, Massachusetts

Ball State Museum of Art, Indiana
3 works online

Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Maine (Zoomable)
Yuban Warehouse, gelatin silver print, 1934

Brooklyn Museum, New York City

Cincinnati Art Museum, Ohio
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Consolidated Edison Power House, 666 First Avenue, Manhattan

Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio

David Winton Bell Gallery at Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island

Davis Museum and Cultural Center, Wellesley College, Massachusetts
Repair Shop, Christopher Street, New York, 1949

Davis Museum and Cultural Center, Wellesley College, Massachusetts
American Shops, Lodi, New Jersey, 1954

Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art at the University of Oklahoma
3 photographs online

Gibbes Museum of Art, Charleston, South Carolina

Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts

Hofstra University Museum, Hempstead, New York
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Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana

Berenice Abbott in the Los Angeles County Museum of Art Database

Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minnesota
Get the Picture: Thinking About Photographs

Museum of Contemporary Photography at Columbia College, Chicago
Note the link at the bottom of the page to all works in their collection by Berenice Abbott

Museum of the City of New York
Berenice Abbott: Changing New York, The Complete WPA Project

National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington D.C.
Biography of the artist

New Mexico Museum of Art, Santa Fe

Pomona College Museum of Art, California
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Princeton University Art Museum, New Jersey

Berenice Abbott at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington D.C.

Springfield Museum of Art, Ohio

Tacoma Art Museum, Washington

Tampa Museum of Art, Florida
Normandie, 1983

University of Maine Museum of Art
Father Duffy Times Square, 1937

University of South Florida Contemporary Art Museum
Untitled (select from the drop-down list)

Virtual Museum of Canada
Brooklyn Bridge, Water and Dock Streets, Brooklyn, 1936

Walker Art Center, Minnesota

Art Market:
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
Christie's Past Sale Archive   NEW!
(database goes as far back as 1991; images go about as far back as 1999)

Sotheby's Sold Lot Archive   NEW!
(database goes as far back as 1998; images where permitted by copyright go about as far back as 2001)

Pictures from Image Archives:
Masters of Photography

New York Public Library Digital Gallery

The History Project at U.C. Davis

USC Annenberg School for Communication

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Miscellaneous Sites:
Notable SiteInspired by Berenice Abbott

ArtsNet Minnesota

Photography @ Temple University Online

Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable reference works  
The "Art Encyclopedia" entry is from the Concise Grove Dictionary of Art (2002). The "Photography Encyclopedia" entry is from the The Oxford Companion to the Photograph (2005).

Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on Berenice Abbott  
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Notable SiteUnion List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)  
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.

Notable SiteWikipedia, the "Open Content" Encyclopedia


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Berenice Abbott, Photographer: An Independent Vision

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New York Changing: Revisiting Berenice Abbott's New York

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New York in the Thirties

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Berenice Abbott: Changing New York


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