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Richard Avedon

 (1923 - 2004)
Richard Avedon was active/lived in New York.  Richard Avedon is known for fashion photography; portraits.

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Richard Avedon (1923-2004)

"All photographs are accurate. None of them is the truth."

What do Jean Genet, Jimmy Durante, Brigitte Bardot, Georgia O'Keeffe,  Jacques Cousteau, Andy Warhol, and Lena Horne have in common? They were a few of the many personalities caught on film by photographer Richard Avedon. For more than fifty years, Richard Avedon's portraits have filled the pages of the country's finest magazines. His stark imagery and brilliant insight into his subjects' characters has made him one of the premier American portrait photographers.

Born in New York in 1923, Richard Avedon dropped out of high school and joined the Merchant Marine's photographic section. Uprogallery.com   ...  Displaying 763 of 5550 characters.

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