From The Arts At Page Library:
The Photography of Berneice Abbott, The Harlem Community Art Center, Changing New York
Jefferson City, MO–The Arts At Page Library – Online Exhibition Space presents a unique up close and personal exhibition featuring the photography of Berneice Abbott – a critically acclaimed photographer on December 19, 2016, on view until January 30, 2017. The Photography of Berneice Abbott, The Harlem Community Art Center, Changing New York will feature nearly 20 images taken by the artist during the Great Depression. In addition, the exhibition will feature public domain archival materials, including a book excerpt, a video documentary created by an independent artist, a cumulative report about the center by Gwendolyn Bennett, and posters from the Harlem Renaissance, Federal Arts Project (FAP). Berniece Abbott’s photography empowered people; she was coined with the adage, “Feminist Pioneer of NYC Photography” and “The Photographer of New York” by her peers.