Berenice Abbott featured in ‘Modern Women: Modern Vision’ at Tampa Museum of Art
As part of their 100th Anniversary celebrations, the Tampa Museum of Art are showcasing an exhibition focusing on women photographers, including Diane Arbus, Rineke Djikstra and Berenice Abbott.
Modern Women: Modern Vision presents more than 100 photographic images from the Bank of America Collection by leading artists of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. Joanna Robotham, curator of Modern and Contemporary Art says, ‘This exhibition is important because it highlights the achievements of women photographers and how they have contributed to our understanding of photography as an art form.’
The exhibition is organised into six thematic sections which examine the photographer’s role in forging new directions and methods of photography. Work’s from Berenice Abbott’s celebrated series Changing New York is included in the display. The series focused on the rapid development of the city during the 1930s. Abbott is one of the most influential women photographers of the twentieth century, whose work included intimate portraits, documentary photography and modernist, scientific photography.
The exhibition runs until 24 May 2020. Click here for more information.