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Berenice Abbott said : I am not a nice girl, I'm a photographer, I go anywhere ..... by Clo Sed
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I have a huge admiration for those women, artists in the begining of 20th century, I visited an exhibition about B. Abbott in Paris, and I watched a fabulous report about her,could not find any decent video on youtube …..
so just a link to the museum
but this quote from her, just broke my heart because this is all what “art” is (should be ?) about……..
no borders
crossing the mirror, being a free spirit, out of “fashion” (no comment….)
anyway
this was taken in a kind of freaking tunnel along La Seine :)
trying to meet the soul of the city ……
(she did that so well with New York)
and I just thought of her here…….

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  • ragman
    ragmanabout 2 years ago

    great compliment to a great photographic artist ~ well done

  • many many thanks !

    – Clo Sed

  • annacuypers
    annacuypersabout 2 years ago

    That is so true Magali !! A great tribute to a great artist from another great artist, love, anna xxoxo

  • blush!
    you’re an angel Anna !

    – Clo Sed

  • lucin
    lucinabout 2 years ago

    I so appreciate this link. Thank you. The quote is a jewel. Your photo sublime with its touch of color and grand pov.

  • Great you watched Lucin! I love the quote so much….. makes me feel full of energy ….
    thank you for your so kind words

    – Clo Sed

  • Danica Radman
    Danica Radmanabout 2 years ago

    each & every word …
    beautiful tribute to BA

  • merci, merci miss Danica !!!

    – Clo Sed

  • michael scott
    michael scottabout 2 years ago

    magical!

  • glad you liked it Michael, merci!

    – Clo Sed

  • monaiman
    monaimanabout 2 years ago

    A free spirit .. wonderful tribute to B.A .. I love the image

  • oh yes she was…. :)
    merci Mona !

    – Clo Sed

  • Franck Balestracci
    Franck Balestr...about 2 years ago

    Fantastique image Magali………………

  • merci Franck !

    – Clo Sed

  • Zefira
    Zefiraabout 2 years ago

    wonderful

  • merci!

    – Clo Sed

  • Isabela M. Lamuño
    Isabela M. Lamuñoabout 2 years ago

    Thanks for the link, it is so beautiful to discover new artists and pictures…. Ah.
    I love this one, looks like the water is washing everything away, and at the same time reflecting the city.

  • glad you checked the link
    this museum is dedicated to photography
    and exhibitions are always fabulous
    I loved your words that reflect my very precise own feeling, merci Isabela!

    – Clo Sed

  • Dwarkan
    Dwarkanabout 2 years ago

    Bel hommage à cette aventurière de l’image !!! La citation est superbe ( par contre tu t’es trompée de siècle…)

  • Je ne sais pas quelle âge elle avait dans le reportage, une déjà bien vieille d’âme avec l’oeil qui pétille, ell racontait qu’elle avait trainé dans tous les coins de NY et qu’un jour un homme lui a dit que çà n’était pas un endroit pour une “nice girl”…. quelle verve et quelle passion quand elle parlait de son travail, un instant magique, je devrait bien arriver à le retrouver ce reportage
    elle m’a un peu fait penser dans son attitude à Louise Bourgeois
    ces esprit libre, ces petites filles de 90 ans
    ces aventurières

    en fait j’au rais du naitre un peu avant :)

    bon, j’arrête…… t’as peut être autre chose à faire ! :)))

    – Clo Sed

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