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’.

<span class="title">Marilyn Monroe, Actress, New York City, May 6, 1957<span class="title_comma">, </span></span><span class="year">1957</span>
<span class="title">Peggy Daniels, Cashier, Giddings, Texas, May 7, 1981</span>
<span class="title">The Duke and Duchess of Windsor, Waldorf Astoria, suite 28A, New York, April 16, 1957</span>
Richard Avedon
Marilyn Monroe, Actress, New York City, May 6, 1957, 1957
Gelatin silver print on linen
40 x 30 in.
Edition of 10
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