The Resource Berenice Abbott : a life in photography, Julia Van Haaften, (electronic resource)

Berenice Abbott : a life in photography, Julia Van Haaften, (electronic resource)

Label
Berenice Abbott : a life in photography
Title
Berenice Abbott
Title remainder
a life in photography
Statement of responsibility
Julia Van Haaften
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Berenice Abbott is to American photography what Georgia O'Keeffe is to painting or Willa Cather to letters. Abbott's sixty-year career established her not only as a master of American photography but also as a teacher, writer, archivist, and inventor. A teenage rebel from Ohio, Abbott escaped to Paris - photographing, in Sylvia Beach's words, "everyone who was anyone" - before returning to New York as the Roaring Twenties ended. She soon fell in love with art critic Elizabeth McCausland, with whom she would spend thirty years of her life. Abbott's best known work, "Changing New York," documented the city's 1930s metamorphosis. She next turned to science as a subject, culminating in work important to America's 1950s "space race" with the Soviet Union. This biography secures Abbott's place in the histories of photography and modern art while framing her accomplishments as a female artist and entrepreneur
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Van Haaften, Julia
Dewey number
  • 770.92
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
TR140.A25
LC item number
V36 2018
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Abbott, Berenice
  • Photographers
  • Photography, Artistic
Label
Berenice Abbott : a life in photography, Julia Van Haaften, (electronic resource)
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 493-607) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 online resource (xix, 634 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780393292794
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
e7aee678-4610-4422-8874-a8136296d1dc
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1031092083
Label
Berenice Abbott : a life in photography, Julia Van Haaften, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 493-607) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 online resource (xix, 634 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780393292794
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
e7aee678-4610-4422-8874-a8136296d1dc
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1031092083

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