Berenice Abbott’s large retrospective at Huis Marseille covers her work from Paris to New York. She spent two years studying sculpture in Paris and Berlin and started her involvement with photography in 1923, when Man ray hired her as a darkroom assistant at his portrait studio in Montparnasse. Later on, she met and worked with Eugène Atget until his death. She then visited New York City where she realised most of her most famous work.

Construction, old and new from Washington Street, New York 1936 ©Berenice Abbott
Manhattan Skyline: South Street and Jones Street, 1936 ©Berenice Abbott
72nd street and 1st avenue, Manhattan, 1936 ©Berenice Abbott
Charles Lane, between West and Washington Street, 20 September 1938 ©Berenice Abbott
Bread Store 259 Bleecker Street, 1937 ©Berenice Abbott
Penn Station, Manhattan, 1935 ©Berenice Abbott
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