Berenice Abbott

Berenice Abbott

was an American photographer best known for her black-and-white photography of New York City architecture and urban design of the 1930s.
Photography was the medium preeminently qualified to unite art with science. Photography was born in the years which ushered in the scientific age, an offspring of both science and art.More Berenice Abbott quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I'm not a nice girl; I'm a photographer. (On being told by a Federal Art Project official, after she photographed the Bowery, that a nice girl should not go into such neighborhoods )More Berenice Abbott quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Photography can never grow up if it imitates some other medium. It has to walk alone; it has to be itself.More Berenice Abbott quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The camera is no more an instrument of preservation, the image is.More Berenice Abbott quotes [07/11/2011 06:07:55]
Abstraction in photography is ridiculous, and is only an imitation of painting. We stopped imitating painters a hundred years ago, so to imitate them in this day and age is laughable.More Berenice Abbott quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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