Richard Avedon

31 07 2015

Richard Avedon (May 15, 1923 – October 1, 2004) was an American fashion and portrait photographer. An obituary published in The New York Times said that “his fashion and portrait photographs helped define America’s image of style, beauty and culture for the last half-century”.

Perhaps we should just focus on his work.




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4 04 2016
The World’s 20 Greatest and Most Famous Photographers

[…] Richard Avedon is another master of portraiture. Born in 1923, this American born genius is said to have defined America’s concept of style, beauty and fashion. His photographs have an unbelievable grainy rawness in them. A lot of the photographs display a rough exterior, but despite that, it still shows incredible sophistication and elegance. Mane have tried to capture what he has achieved, but a lot can’t come to close to his brilliance. His most famous photograph is that of notable filmmaker and icon Alfred Hitchcock. […]

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