The wonderful thing about Richard Avedon is that, even as he found spectacular success shooting exactingly directed images of models destined for fashion magazines, he loved shooting candids of women with big personalities. And some of those were models, too. More than 100 of these off-kilter...

Richard Avedon was known for showing models full of expressions and movements in a time when the norm was having models stand still and without emotion. His work experience involves Harpers Bazaar, Vogue & The New Yorker. I'll just let his photos speak for themselves. Dovima with...

The inspiration is B/W Richard Avedon's photographs of Anjelica Huston taken in the early seventies. In the presentation, a floor-length, double-faced wool crepe dress in black; a long-sleeved silk crepe mini in white; a tough leather tunic in black. The designer explained as well that one...

Consider the late, great Richard Avedon. His is a name that commands nearly as huge a following as the fashionable jet-set he immortalized on film. But the days of rose-tinted Zeiss Planar lenses have faded, leaving us with modern photographic paraphernalia better left to fans of Yfrog than Yu...

This is certainly the case for Richard Avedon and Andy Warhol, two of the most prominent characters of 20th century art and fashion in America. Both operating in the blurry field between art, photography and commercial culture, Avedon and Warhol directed, in parallel and conjunction, the...

In 1985, Richard Avedon directed a ground-breaking concept commercial for Calvin Klein's fragrance, Obsession. Artsy, sexy, it didn't follow typical television advertising. Saturday Night Live created their version of the ad for fictional fragrance "Compulsion". In a rare moment in 1993,...

Cheryl Crane, daughter of Lana Turner, Hollywood, California, September 30, 1963 © The Richard Avedon Foundation It's been quite a while—37 years to be exact—since legendary fashion photographer Richard Avedon's definitive works have graced the City of Angels, where so many of his iconic...

In examining fashion, it is essential to also consider photography as an important art form which communicates and, in the hands of geniuses like Richard Avedon, transforms fashion into another medium of art. Works by photographer, Richard Avedon (1923 – 2004), are known to define America's...

Richard Avedon's fashion and portrait photographs helped define America's image of style, beauty and culture for the last half of the 20th century. He was an image-maker. The new Richard Avedon'sMurals and Portraits show opened last Friday at the Gagosian Galleryin New York and is an...

It's literally one of the most famous fashion photographs in the history of fashion photography (and that's a lot of photos) by Richard Avedon. The Christian Dior team recently purchaced the original print for $1.1 million at an auction. In the photo Dovima is wearing a Christian Dior gown at...

 

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