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CONSTRUCTING MODERNISM: BERENICE ABBOTT AND HENRY-RUSSELL HITCHCOCK -- A RE-CREATION OF THE 1934 EXHIBITION THE URBAN VERNACULAR OF THE THIRTIES, FORTIES AND FIFTIES: AMERICAN CITIES BEFORE THE CIVIL WAR. Janine A. Mileaf and Carla Yanni. Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University, Middletown, 1993. 64 pp. with 59 ills. 28 x 23 cm. In English.
Prefaced by two essays discussing the modernist views of influential architectural historian Hitchcock (1903-1987) and prominent American photographer Abbott (1898-1991), this catalogue features reproductions of the 50 images of pre-Civil War urban architecture Abbott produced for a 1934 exhibition designed by Hitchcock to highlight the relevance of antebellum styles to modern design.
Artist(s):Abbott, Berenice
Indexing: Western — United States — Architecture — Women Artists
Plans: 75
Worldwide Number: 055762
Paperbound $17.95    

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