Berenice Abbott: All About Abbott

Main Gallery

September 15 – November 4, 2006

Berenice Abbott: All About Abbott 2006 howard greenberg gallery

El, Second and Third Avenue Lines, Hanover Square and Pearl Street, c. 1936
9 5/8 x 7 1/2 inches
Gelatin silver print; printed c. 1936

Berenice Abbott: All About Abbott 2006 howard greenberg gallery

Baltimore Street, 1934
7 1/4 X 9 1/2 inches
Gelatin silver print; printed c.1934

Berenice Abbott: All About Abbott 2006 howard greenberg gallery

Untitled (White Horse Tavern), c.1935
7 1/4 X 9 3/8 inches
Gelatin silver print; printed c.1935

Berenice Abbott: All About Abbott 2006 howard greenberg gallery

Wall Street showing East River, from roof of Irving Trust Co. Building, date unkown
9 11/16 X 7 1/16 inches
Gelatin silver print; printed c.1938

Berenice Abbott: All About Abbott 2006 howard greenberg gallery

Stone and William Streets, date unkown
9 5/8 X 7 3/4 inches}
Gelatin silver print; printed c. 1936

Berenice Abbott: All About Abbott 2006 howard greenberg gallery

Brooklyn Bridge, 1936
9 1/2 X 7 1/2 inches
Gelatin silver print; printed c. 1936

Berenice Abbott: All About Abbott 2006 howard greenberg gallery

Ballantine's Brewery, 1938
9 13/16 X 7 11/16 inches
Gelatin silver print; printed c.1938

Berenice Abbott: All About Abbott 2006 howard greenberg gallery

Miner, Greenview, West Virginia, 1934
9 3/4 X 7 5/8 inches
Early gelatin silver print

Berenice Abbott: All About Abbott 2006 howard greenberg gallery

Pennsylvania Barn, near Chapman, Pennsylvania c.1933
6 1/8 x 9 3/8 in.
Early gelatin silver print

Berenice Abbott: All About Abbott 2006 howard greenberg gallery

House, typical of entire state of Mississippi, c.1933
7 3/4 x 9 5/8 inches
Early gelatin silver print

Berenice Abbott: All About Abbott 2006 howard greenberg gallery

Norris Dam, Tennessee, 1934
|9 1/2 X 7 5/8 inches
Gelatin silver print; printed c.1934

Berenice Abbott: All About Abbott 2006 howard greenberg gallery

Norris Dam, Tennessee, 1934
9 1/2 X 7 5/8 inches
Gelatin silver print; printed c.1934

Berenice Abbott: All About Abbott 2006 howard greenberg gallery

Night View, New York, 1932
36 x 28 3/4 inches
Gelatin silver print; printed later

Berenice Abbott: All About Abbott 2006 howard greenberg gallery

Square, Pulaski, Tennessee, c.1933
6 3/4 X 9 3/8 inches
Gelatin silver print: printed c. 1933

Berenice Abbott: All About Abbott 2006 howard greenberg gallery

Flatiron Building, Broadway and Fifth Avenue, New York, 1938
37 1/4 x 28 5/8 inches
Gelatin silver print; printed later

Berenice Abbott: All About Abbott 2006 howard greenberg gallery

Toodle Schoolhouse, Greenland, Ohio, c.1933
6 7/8 X 8 3/4 inches
Early gelatin silver print

Berenice Abbott: All About Abbott 2006 howard greenberg gallery

Fifth Avenue Houses, Nos. 4, 6, 8, 1936
29 x 36 5/8 inches
Gelatin silver print; printed later

Berenice Abbott: All About Abbott 2006 howard greenberg gallery

New York Stock Exchange, c.1933
9 5/8 x 7 1/2 inches
Gelatin silver print, printed between 1945-55

Berenice Abbott: All About Abbott 2006 howard greenberg gallery

Pennsylvania Station, Interior #1, 1934
35 7/8 x 28 1/4 inches
Gelatin silver print; printed later

Berenice Abbott: All About Abbott 2006 howard greenberg gallery

Newsstand, 1935
28 5/8 x 36 1/4 inches
Gelatin silver print; printed later

Berenice Abbott: All About Abbott 2006 howard greenberg gallery

George Washington Bridge, 1936
9 1/2 X 7 1/2 inches
Gelatin silver print; printed c.1936

Berenice Abbott: All About Abbott 2006 howard greenberg gallery

Cedar Street from William, Manhattan, 1936
9 1/2 x 7 5/8 inches
Gelatin silver print; printed c.1936

Berenice Abbott: All About Abbott 2006 howard greenberg gallery

Fifth Avenue Houses, 1936
7 1/2 X 9 1/2 inches
Gelatin silver print; printed 1950s

Berenice Abbott: All About Abbott 2006 howard greenberg gallery

Supersight: Eye, 1958
12 3/4 X 14 3/8 inches
Gelatin silver print; printed c.1958

Berenice Abbott: All About Abbott 2006 howard greenberg gallery

Automat, 977 Eighth Avenue, 1936
7 3/8 X 9 1/2 inches
Gelatin silver print; printed c.1936

Berenice Abbott: All About Abbott 2006 howard greenberg gallery

Lyric Theater, 100 Third Avenue, 1936
7 5/8 x 9 5/8 inches
Gelatin silver print; printed c.1936

Berenice Abbott: All About Abbott 2006 howard greenberg gallery

Ferry, Foot of Liberty Street, Manhattan, 1936
8 x 9 3/8 inches
Gelatin silver print; printed c.1936

Berenice Abbott: All About Abbott 2006 howard greenberg gallery

Watuppa off of Manhattan Island, 1936
7 7/8 X 9 7/8 inches
Gelatin silver print; printed c.1936

Berenice Abbott: All About Abbott 2006 howard greenberg gallery

Esso Gasoline Station, 10th Avenue and 29th Street, New York, date unkown 
9 3/8 x 7 1/2 inches
Gelatin silver print; printed c.1935

Berenice Abbott: All About Abbott 2006 howard greenberg gallery

Super Hot Refreshment Stand, Florida, 1954
10 1/2 x 10 7/8 inches
Gelatin silver print; printed later

Berenice Abbott: All About Abbott 2006 howard greenberg gallery

Beach Photos with Fish, Florida, c.1954
12 x 10 1/4 inches
Gelatin silver print; printed later

Berenice Abbott: All About Abbott 2006 howard greenberg gallery

Happy's Refreshment Stand with woman, Florida, c.1954
11 1/2 x 10 3/4 inches
Gelatin silver print; printed later

Berenice Abbott: All About Abbott 2006 howard greenberg gallery

Ferris Wheel, Florida, 1954
10 5/8 x 10 1/2 inches
Gelatin silver print; printed later

Berenice Abbott: All About Abbott 2006 howard greenberg gallery

The Pendulum, c.1958
19 1/8 x 4 1/4 inches
Gelatin silver print; printed later

Berenice Abbott: All About Abbott 2006 howard greenberg gallery

Tri-boro Barber School, 264 Bowery, 1935
18 7/8 x 14 3/4 inches
Gelatin silver print; printed later

Berenice Abbott: All About Abbott 2006 howard greenberg gallery

Blossom Restaurant, 1935
15 x 19 1/8 inches
Gelatin silver print; printed later

Berenice Abbott: All About Abbott 2006 howard greenberg gallery

Melbourne Hotel, Florida, 1954
14 3/4 x 19 3/8 inches
Gelatin silver print; printed later

Berenice Abbott: All About Abbott 2006 howard greenberg gallery

Exchange Place, c.1934
19 1/4 x 5 inches
Gelatin silver print; printed later

Berenice Abbott: All About Abbott 2006 howard greenberg gallery

Light Through a Prism, c.1958
15 1/2 x 19 1/2 inches
|Gelatin silver print; printed later

Berenice Abbott: All About Abbott 2006 howard greenberg gallery

A. Zito Bakery, 1937
19 x 14 5/8 inches
Gelatin silver print; printed later

Berenice Abbott: All About Abbott 2006 howard greenberg gallery

American Shops, New Jersey, 1954
14 1/2 x 18 3/8 inches
Gelatin silver print; printed later

Berenice Abbott: All About Abbott 2006 howard greenberg gallery

Wave Pattern with Glass Plate, c.1958
15 1/8 x 17 3/8 inches
Gelatin silver print; printed later

Berenice Abbott: All About Abbott 2006 howard greenberg gallery

Portraits in Palladium, Paris - New York: Sylvia Beach, 1926, 1926-1929
4 1/2 X 3 1/2 inches
Platinum print

Berenice Abbott: All About Abbott 2006 howard greenberg gallery

Portraits in Palladium, Paris - New York: James Joyce, 1926, 1926-1929
4 1/2 X 3 1/2 inches
Platinum print

Berenice Abbott: All About Abbott 2006 howard greenberg gallery

Portraits in Palladium, Paris - New York: Eugene Atget, 1927, 1926-1929
4 1/2 X 3 1/2 inches
Platinum print

Berenice Abbott: All About Abbott 2006 howard greenberg gallery

Portraits in Palladium, Paris - New York: Jean Cocteau, 1927, 1926-1929
3 1/2 X 4 1/2 inches
Platinum print

Berenice Abbott: All About Abbott 2006 howard greenberg gallery

Portraits in Palladium, Paris - New York: Buddy Gilmore, 1927, 1926-1929
4 1/2 X 3 1/2 inches
Platinum print

Berenice Abbott: All About Abbott 2006 howard greenberg gallery

Portraits in Palladium, Paris - New York: Janet Flanner, 1927, 1926-1929
|4 1/2 X 3 1/2 inches
Platinum print

Berenice Abbott: All About Abbott 2006 howard greenberg gallery

Multiple Exposure of a Swinging Ball, c.1958
12 3/4 X 19 inches
Gelatin silver print; printed later

Berenice Abbott: All About Abbott 2006 howard greenberg gallery

Transformation of Energy, c.1958
15 X 19 inches|
Gelatin silver print; printed later

Press Release

Howard Greenberg Gallery in association with Commerce Graphics is pleased to announce an exhibition of photographs by the critically acclaimed photographer Berenice Abbott. This exhibition will not only focus on her well known photography but will also display examples of her earliest work as a portrait photographer in Paris during the 1920’s; her New York photographs of the 1930’s; her scientific photographs from the 1950’s and her images from U.S.1 the coastal highway from Maine to Florida. In 1923, Berenice Abbott began her photographic career in Paris, assisting Man Ray. Two years later she had her own thriving portrait studio. In 1928 she participated with André Kertész, Germaine Krull, Man Ray and others in the First Independent Salon of Photography. Her sitters comprise a virtual catalogue of the artistic and intellectual life of the time.