Fundación MAPFRE commences its exhibition programme for 2019 in Barcelona with Berenice Abbott : Portraits of Modernity. The exhibition offers an exhaustive survey of the career of this American photographer, whose body of work is one of the most captivating in North American photography from the first half of the 20th century, acting as a bridge between the avant-garde cultural circles of Paris and New York in the 1920s and 1930s. The idea of modernity pervades all of Berenice Abbott’s work, from her portraits of the avant-garde artists and intellectuals of the day and her stunning views of the city...
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