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Berenice Abbott

1898 - 1991

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Berenice Alice Abbott (July 17, 1898 – December 9, 1991) was an American photographer best known for her portraits of between-the-wars 20th century cultural figures, New York City photographs of architecture and urban design of the 1930s, and science interpretation in the 1940s to 1960s. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Berenice Abbott has received more than 410,524 page views. Her biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia. Berenice Abbott is the 36th most popular photographer (down from 33rd in 2019), the 2,418th most popular biography from United States (down from 2,118th in 2019) and the 10th most popular American Photographer.

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Among photographers, Berenice Abbott ranks 36 out of 105Before her are Lewis Hine, Philippe Halsman, Yousuf Karsh, Jan Saudek, Guillermo Kahlo, and Edward Weston. After her are Jacques Henri Lartigue, Daidō Moriyama, Paul Strand, Hippolyte Bayard, Sabine Weiss, and Josef Sudek.

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Among people born in 1898, Berenice Abbott ranks 86Before her are Hans Globke, Hastings Banda, Emil Artin, Karl Mauss, Alberto Suppici, and Grace Moore. After her are Piero Sraffa, Kaj Munk, Desanka Maksimović, Tawfiq al-Hakim, Leon Štukelj, and Gulzarilal Nanda. Among people deceased in 1991, Berenice Abbott ranks 73Before her are Christian de Castries, Joachim Kroll, Brad Davis, Robert Maxwell, María Zambrano, and Pedro Arrupe. After her are Edmond Jabès, Rudolf Serkin, Edwin H. Land, Héctor Rial, Ernst Krenek, and Carmine Coppola.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Berenice Abbott ranks 2,418 out of 18,182Before her are Barbara Hutton (1912), Mark Dacascos (1964), Lisa Marie Presley (1968), Pinetop Perkins (1913), Irvin Kershner (1923), and Alex Haley (1921). After her are Edwin Howard Armstrong (1890), John Glover (1944), Herbert Blumer (1900), Gene Deitch (1924), Daniel Inouye (1924), and John B. Kelly Sr. (1889).

Among PHOTOGRAPHERS In United States

Among photographers born in United States, Berenice Abbott ranks 10Before her are Annie Leibovitz (1949), Richard Avedon (1923), Robert Mapplethorpe (1946), Irving Penn (1917), Lewis Hine (1874), and Edward Weston (1886). After her are Paul Strand (1890), Carl Van Vechten (1880), Ansel Adams (1902), Nan Goldin (1953), William Klein (1928), and Herb Ritts (1952).