Berenice Abbott (1891–1991) was born in Springfield, Ohio. She began her photography career in 1923, as Man Ray's darkroom assistant. Her work is collected in some of the most prestigious museums around the world, including the Museum of Modern Art.
Photo credit: Self Portrait – Distortion, c. 1930
16.8 × 13.7 cm, printed in 1945-1950
Courtesy Howard Greenberg Gallery