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Old Paris and changing New York : photographs by Eugène Atget and Berenice Abbott

Author: Kevin D Moore; Eugène Atget; Berenice Abbott; Taft Museum of Art,; FotoFocus (Organization)
Publisher: Cincinnati : FotoFocus and the Taft Museum of Art : In association with Yale University Press, [2018] ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
Summary:
In this comprehensive study, Kevin Moore examines the relationship between Eugene Atget (1857-1927) and Berenice Abbott (1898-1991) and the nuances of their individual photographic projects. Abbott and Atget met in Man Ray's Paris studio in the early 1920s. Atget, then in his sixties, was obsessively recording the streets, gardens, and courtyards of the 19th-century city-old Paris-as modernization transformed it.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Exhibition catalogs
Exhibition, pictorial works
Exhibitions
Pictorial works Exhibitions
Named Person: Eugène Atget; Berenice Abbott; Berenice Abbott; Eugène Atget
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kevin D Moore; Eugène Atget; Berenice Abbott; Taft Museum of Art,; FotoFocus (Organization)
ISBN: 9780300235791 0300235798
OCLC Number: 1028882847
Notes: Catalog of an exhibition held at the Taft Museum of Art, Cincinnati, October 6, 2018-January 20, 2019.
Description: xvii, 138 pages : illustrations ; 26 x 30 cm
Contents: Foreword / Deborah Emont Scott and Lynne D. Ambrosini --
Preface / Mary Ellen Goeke --
Acknowledgments --
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Old Paris and changing New York : Photographs by Eugène Atget and Berenice Abbott / Kevin Moore --
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Other Titles: Photographs by Eugène Atget and Berenice Abbott
Responsibility: Kevin Moore.

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An insightful new look at two renowned photographers, their interconnected legacies, and the vital documents of urban transformation that they created  Read more...
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