Richard Avedon

Richard Avedon is one of the most important portrait photographers of the 20th Century. By the end of his career, he had photographed some of the most important artists, intellectuals, celebrities and icons of the age as well as working class Americans for one of his most important personal projects ‘The American West’.

Richard Avedon
Evelyn Avedon, wife of the photographer, New York, July 23, 1975
Gelatin silver print
10 x 8 in.
Edition of 50
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