DATE 7/12/2022

Join us at the Atlanta Gift & Home Market 2022

DATE 6/30/2022

AIGA presents 'Designing Peace' curator and editor Cynthia Smith

DATE 6/27/2022

Natural treasures of bygone centuries in 'Collecting Nature: The History of the Herbarium and Natural Specimens'

DATE 6/25/2022

Prescient, playful hardcore self-portraiture in 'Peter Berlin: Icon, Artist, Photosexual'

DATE 6/24/2022

Processing the Supreme Court's landmark decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, and yesterday's NYC conceal-carry decision, we turn to Barbara Kruger

DATE 6/23/2022

A panoramic new exploration of Christian Dior

DATE 6/21/2022

Celebrate summer with 'Matthew Brookes: Into the Wild'

DATE 6/19/2022

Celebrate Juneteenth with ‘Nick Cave: Forothermore’

DATE 6/16/2022

Rizzoli Bookstore presents Matthew Leifheit and Jack Parlett launching 'To Die Alive'

DATE 6/12/2022

A new monograph on Sonia Delaunay releases this week!

DATE 6/11/2022

Arthur Grace to sign 'Communism(s): A Cold War Album' at Arcana

DATE 6/11/2022

Artbook @ MoMA PS1 presents the launch of Joy Ladin's 'Shekhinah Speaks'

DATE 6/11/2022

Museum Store of the Month: Artbook @ MoMA PS1 Bookstore


"Lamps 1950s (RCA Research Laboratory, Camden, NJ)" (c. 1950s) is reproduced from

Interpretation and communication in 'Berenice Abbott: Portraits of Modernity'

Cultured penicillin, radio tubes, a bouncing ball, mold growing on cheese, soap bubbles, a pendulum in motion and light passing through a prism are just a few of the "scientific" phenomena and objects that Berenice Abbott photographed from the 1930s through the 1960s. Many of these images capturing "the basic laws of physics" were included in the 1960 exhibition The Image of Physics in Manchester, New Hampshire, which is covered extensively in one section of Fondación Mapfre's gorgeous new overview. If photographic "interpretation is profound and true," Abbott said, "it strikes home. Then the picture is significant. It communicates to us." Featured image is "Lamps 1950s (RCA Research Laboratory, Camden, NJ)" (c. 1950s).

Berenice Abbott: Portraits of Modernity

Berenice Abbott: Portraits of Modernity

Clth, 9.5 x 11.75 in. / 248 pgs / 190 duotone.

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Happy Mother's Day!

DATE 5/8/2022

Happy Mother's Day!