Avedon, Richard, 1923-2004

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Richard Avedon (May 15, 1923 – October 1, 2004) was an American fashion and portrait photographer. He worked for Harper's Bazaar and Vogue, specializing in capturing movement in still pictures of fashion, theater and dance.
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referencedIn Fonds Louis Jouvet Bibliothèque nationale de France. Département des arts du spectacle
referencedIn Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.). Jacob Israel Avedon. 1974: Archives pamphlet file : miscellaneous uncataloged material. Metropolitan Museum of Art, Thomas J. Watson Library
referencedIn Richard Avedon Burger King Posters National Archives at College Park
referencedIn Vera Zorina papers, 1910-2001 (inclusive), 1933-2001 (bulk). Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University.
creatorOf Avedon, Richard. Artist file. Brooklyn Museum Libraries & Archives
creatorOf Feitler, Bea. Bea Feitler papers, 1920-1981 (bulk 1960-1980). New School for Social Research
creatorOf Avedon, Richard. [Photographs of T.S. Eliot]. Loyola University (New Orleans, La.). Monroe Library
creatorOf Avedon, Richard. Papers, ca. 1950-[ongoing]. University of Arizona Libraries
referencedIn J. Walter Thompson Company. Legal Dept. records, 1936-1979. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
referencedIn Photographs by and relating to Allen Ginsberg, 1926-1997 Stanford University. Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives.
referencedIn Books & Co. records, 1978-1997 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
creatorOf Avedon, Richard. [Richard Avedon : International Art & Artists File]. Libraries Australia
referencedIn New York Times Company records. A.M. Rosenthal papers, 1955-1994, 1967-1986 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Papers of Robert Graves: Correspondence (arranged by correspondent), c1909 to 2004 St John's College, Oxford
referencedIn Avedon, Richard : [miscellaneous ephemeral material]. Metropolitan Museum of Art, Thomas J. Watson Library
creatorOf Wilder, Mitchell A. Mitchell A. Wilder papers, 1946-1979. Archives of American Art
referencedIn Gore Vidal papers, 1850-2020 (inclusive), 1936-2008 (bulk) Houghton Library
referencedIn American Ballet Theatre records, 1936-ca. 1967 The New York Public Library. Jerome Robbins Dance Division.
creatorOf Avedon, Richard, 1923- . Richard Avedon Collection. Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
creatorOf Burroughs, William S., 1914-1997. Papers, [ca. 1953-ca. 1985]. Ohio State University Libraries
referencedIn Ginsberg, Allen, 1926-1997. Allen Ginsberg papers, 1937-1994. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
creatorOf Eisenberg, Deborah. Papers, 1964-2006. Indiana University
referencedIn Aram Saroyan Papers., undated, 1950-1977. Archives & Special Collections at the Thomas J. Dodd Research Center.
referencedIn Walker Percy Papers, circa 1910-1992 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Southern Historical Collection
referencedIn Spock War Posters Collection, 1909-1975 Syracuse University. Library. Special Collections Research Center
creatorOf Avedon, Richard. [Richard Avedon] : artist file John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art Library, Ringling Museum Library
referencedIn Avedon, Richard Gerald R. Ford Library
referencedIn Avedon, Richard. [Richard Avedon] : artist file John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art Library, Ringling Museum Library
referencedIn Allen Ginsberg papers, 1937-1994 Stanford University. Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives.
creatorOf Avedon, Richard. Avedon, Richard : [photography bio file]. Metropolitan Museum of Art, Thomas J. Watson Library
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associatedWith American Ballet Theatre corporateBody
associatedWith Avedon, Richard person
associatedWith Baldwin, James, 1924-1987 person
associatedWith Books & Co corporateBody
associatedWith Brodovitch, Alexey, 1898-1971 person
associatedWith Burroughs, William S., 1914-1997. person
alumnusOrAlumnaOf Columbia University corporateBody
alumnusOrAlumnaOf Dewitt Clinton High School (New York, N.Y.) corporateBody
associatedWith Dinesen, Isak, 1885-1962. person
associatedWith Eisenberg, Deborah. person
associatedWith Feitler, Bea. person
associatedWith Ginsberg, Allen person
associatedWith Ginsberg, Allen, 1926-1997. person
associatedWith Graves, Robert Windham, 1858-1934 person
employeeOf Harper's Bazaar corporateBody
correspondedWith Jouvet, Louis (1887-1951) person
associatedWith J. Walter Thompson Company. corporateBody
associatedWith Krishna Menon, V. K. (Vengalil Krishnan), 1897-1974. person
associatedWith Merchant Marine corporateBody
associatedWith Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.) corporateBody
correspondedWith Percy, Walker, 1916-1990 person
associatedWith Richard Avedon, person
associatedWith Rosenthal, A. M. (Abraham Michael), 1922-2006 person
correspondedWith Saroyan, Aram. person
associatedWith Spock, Benjamin, 1903-1998 person
associatedWith The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art Library. corporateBody
associatedWith Vidal, Gore, 1925- person
associatedWith Vreeland, Diana person
associatedWith Wilder, Mitchell A. person
associatedWith Wilson, Laura, person
correspondedWith Zorina, Vera. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
San Antonio TX US
New York NY US
Subject
Activists, Indian--Portraits--1960-1970
Authors, Danish--Portraits--1950-1960
Photography
Photographers--Portraits--1980-1990
Women--Portraits--1950-1990
Men--Portraits--1960-1990
Occupation
Photographers
Photographers--United States
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Person

Birth 1923-05-15

Death 2004-10-01

Americans

English

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