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Avedon Fashion 1944-2000
Avedon Fashion 1944-2000 encompasses seven decades of extraordinary images by Richard Avedon, the most influential fashion photographer of the 20th century.
This comprehensive volume offers a definitive survey, from Avedon's groundbreaking early photographs for Harper's Bazaar through his constantly inventive contributions to Vogue, Egoiste, and The New Yorker. Each carefully selected image represents an artistic collaboration with significant models, stylists, and designers. Avedon Fashion accompanies the first major exhibition to survey this body of work, at the International Center of Photography in May 2009. With critical essays by Carol Squiers, curator at the ICP, and photography critic Vince Aletti, as well as an appreciation by photo-historian Philippe Garner, Avedon Fashion chronicles an astonishing record of photographic achievement.
About the author
Carol Squiers, curator at the International Center of Photography, has contributed to Artforum, the New York Times, Vogue, and Vanity Fair. She lives in New York.
Vince Aletti, adjunct curator at ICP and former art editor of The Village Voice, reviews photography exhibitions for The New Yorker. He lives in New York.
Philippe Garner is International Head of Photographs and 20th Century Decorative Arts & Design, Christie's. He lives in London.
Richard Avedon, Carol Squiers, Vince Aletti, Philippe Garner, Willis Hartshorn
USA/ New York
Illustrations: 245 photographs, 45 in full color
27 x 23 cm