‘North and South: Berenice Abbott’s U.S. Route 1’ at The Wolfsonian–FIU, Miami

“North and South: Berenice Abbott’s U.S. Route 1,” an exhibition of photos by Berenice Abbott, will be on view at the Wolfsonian–FIU, Miami from June 9 to October 8, 2017.

The exhibition will feature a selection of 50 works by Abbott, who in 1954, journeyed along the length of U.S. Route 1, capturing the road, its towns, and inhabitants.

This series presents a singular visual summary of American life during the mid-1950s. During the trip, Abbott shot more than four hundred 8×10-inch photographs, and over two thousand smaller images using her Rolleiflex camera, representing her largest portfolio of photographs devoted to a single subject.

The exhibition will be on view at The Wolfsonian–FIU, 1001 Washington Avenue, Miami Beach, FL.

For details visit: www.wolfsonian.org

Click on the slideshow for a sneak peek at the exhibition.

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