Avedon, Richard

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1923-05-15
Death 2004-10-01
US
English

Biographical notes:

A native New Yorker, originally trained as a photographer for the U.S. Merchant Marines, Avedon is best known for his work as a fashion photographer for such magazines as Harper's Bazaar, Vogue, Look, and Life; his project "The West" for the Amon Carter Museum; and his portraits of various celebrities.

From the description of Richard Avedon Collection. 1958-1981. (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 122632964

Photographer; b. 1923.

From the description of Papers, ca. 1950-[ongoing]. (University of Arizona). WorldCat record id: 28420914

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Subjects:

  • Authors, Danish--Portraits--1950-1960
  • Men--Portraits--1960-1990
  • Activists, Indian--Portraits--1960-1970
  • Women--Portraits--1950-1990
  • Photography
  • Photographers--Portraits--1980-1990

Occupations:

  • Photographers--United States
  • Photographers

Places:

  • United States (as recorded)