Richard Avedon

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Richard Avedon (May 1923 - October was an American photographer. Avedon capitalized on his early success in fashion photography and expanded into the realm of fine art. Photo by Richard Avedon. Gordon Parks, Robert Mapplethorpe, Robert Doisneau, Annie Leibovitz, Christian Dior, Ansel Adams, Brigitte Bardot, Richard Avedon Photography, Fashion Fotografie

Dovima with the Elephants

It could be said that Dovima, for whom the term ‘supermodel’ was coined, made a name for herself—literally. Born Dorothy Virginia Margaret Juba, she took the first two letters of…

Carmen Dell'Orefice in Cardin - August 1957 - Place François Premier, Paris - Photo by Richard Avedon - Homage to Martin Munkacsi - Mlle Carmen Dell'orefice, Martin Munkacsi, Henri Cartier Bresson, Vintage Photography, Street Photography, Art Photography, Editorial Photography, Glamour Photography, People Photography

Chronicle Books: Bestsellers, New Releases, Unique Books + Gifts

A colleague and I took a little field trip for the last hour of our day last Friday to catch the Avedon show at the SFMOMA before it goes away at the end of this month. What can I say? It’s divine. The whole show is really fantastic—HUGE prints of fascinating faces, including many very