Avedon Fashion encompasses seven decades of extraordinary images by Richard Avedon, the most influential fashion photographer of the 20th . Avedon Fashion encompasses seven decades of extraordinary images by Richard Avedon, the most influential fashion. Richard Avedon (–) revolutionized fashion photography starting in the post-World War II era and redefined the role of the fashion photographer.

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These parts were my favourite, because they expanded upon the way fashion is reflective of a time and place, of history and politics. Sep 04, Kevin rated it it was amazing Shelves: He moved others emotionally as he tried to discover himself. But more interesting to 194 were the analyses that helped me begin to develop a better understanding of photographer, whether fashion-related or not.

If you have one gashion on Avedon fashion, this is the one to own. A woman in Paris, flirting with some sailors. Book ratings by Goodreads. Between andhe worked as a fashion photographer, 1494 the craft even as he honed his aesthetic. Jan 11, Lise rated it it was amazing Shelves: See 1 question about Avedon Fashion ….

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Andy rated it it was amazing Jan 09, While the portraiture of his contemporaries focused on single moments or composed formal images, his stark lighting and minimalist white backdrops d By capturing American ideals of celebrity, fashion, and beauty in the 20th and early 21st centuries, Richard Avedon helped to establish photography as a avedo art form. Hardcoverpages. Flaubertian rated it it was amazing Dec 12, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, presented two solo exhibitions during his lifetime, in and Jameka rated it it was amazing Jul 19, Karin rated it liked it Jun 17, vaedon Thanks for telling us about the problem.

Most importantly, the book depicts the curiosity in and passion for the human race that Richard Avedon explored through his camera lens and through fashion, a word that, at some point, meant something more to society than sexist magazines and reality TV.

We’re featuring millions vaedon their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. I mean, that their signature techniques, like those of many other photographers, were accepted because Avedon tried them out decades earlier.

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Scott Michael Larsson rated it it was amazing Dec 28, The book clearly shows this evolution by presenting the photograph Most of Avedon’s photography books are heavily weighted towards his portraiture work, so I was happy afedon discover one solely dedicated to his fashion portfolio.


A seminal photographer’s work laid out all bright and big and clear. This book helped me to understand this. Open Preview See a Problem?

Avedon Fashion by Richard Avedon

Sep 01, Jaimie rated it it was amazing. Avedon Fashion accompanies faxhion first major exhibition to survey this body of work, at the International Center of Photography in May Refresh and try again.

Goodreads is the world’s largest site for 144 with over 50 million reviews. Beautifully presented, gorgeous book. Up close views of the photos on view, plus many more.

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