Berenice Abbott: Portraits of Women, 1925–1930
The exhibition, Berenice Abbott: Portraits of Women, 1925-1930, opened June 2, 2022 and will be open (more dates) through July 31, 2022 at Johnson Museum of Art, In the Moak Gallery, Floor 2L, Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, 114 Central Ave, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA.
Born in Ohio, Berenice Abbott (1898-1991) moved to New York in 1918. Initially studying sculpture, she mixed with the American avant-garde and in 1921 switched to photography as assistant to Man Ray in his Paris studio. Within three years she had opened her own studio in Paris. Many of her sitters lived openly with their homosexuality.