In parallel with the Charles Marville photography exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of New York, the Howard Greenberg Gallery is showcasing the photographer’s American counterpart. On the one hand, we have Marville (1813-1879) documenting the mid-19th century reconstruction of Paris led by Baron Haussmann. On the other hand, we have Berenice Abbott (1898-1991) and her photographs of New York in the 1930s, shot for the Works Progress Administration (WPA).
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