Berenice Abbott : “I’m New York” or “The Farther Away You Go the Truer Perspective You Get”


Berenice Abbott, On the Water Front, (385.1983)


Berenice Abbott, Gunsmith and Police Department Headquarters, February 4, 1937 (386.1983)


Berenice Abbott, New York Harbour, 1938 (389.1983)


Berenice Abbott, Trinity Church, From Roof on One Wall Street, Manhattan, (392.1983)


Berenice Abbott, From Trinity Church Yard, March 1, 1938 (391.1983)

Berenice Abbott talking timelessly and showing slides at ICP on November 5, 1979 about moving to New York in 1929, having a studio at Hotel des Artistes (West 67th Street, Central Park West), photographing New York City (first with a “small” camera – to take notes – and then with a larger camera), teachers, perspective, and more.


Berenice Abbott, Christopher Street, Greenwich Village, 1949 (384.1983)

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