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Richard Avedon (1923–2004)

Author of In the American West

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Richard Avedon was born in 1923. From 1944 to 1950 he studied photography at the design laboratory of the New School of Social Research in New York. He has worked as a staff photographer for many widely read magazines, such as Vogue and Harper's Bazaar. He has also served as a visual consultant for Paramount Studios. Avedon is well known for his photographs of all types of people, from the famous, as epitomized by Marilyn Monroe, to the fashion model, to the everyday person. His photographs are frequently close-ups that capture the spirit and mood of his subject. He is also noted for his ability to capture the sensual in his photographs. Avedon has numerous collections of photographs including In the American West and An Autobiography. Avedon also merged photography and literature in his two of his collections-Observations, with text by Truman Capote, and Nothing Personal, with text by James Baldwin. (Bowker Author Biography)
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In the American West 173 copies, 4 reviews
Richard Avedon Portraits (Photographer) 128 copies
The Sixties 115 copies, 2 reviews
An Autobiography 100 copies
Evidence: 1944-1994 (Photographer) 97 copies
Richard Avedon: Photographs 1946-2004 (Photographer) 88 copies, 4 reviews
Woman in the Mirror: 1945-2004 79 copies, 1 review
Men without Ties (Photographer) 74 copies, 1 review
Portraits 60 copies
Avedon Fashion 1944-2000 60 copies, 3 reviews
Avedon at Work: In the American West (Photographer) 54 copies
Avedon: Photographs,1947-1977 49 copies, 1 review
Nothing Personal {1964 original} (Photographer) 43 copies, 1 review
Versace : The Naked and the Dressed: (Photographer) 37 copies, 1 review
Observations (Photographer) 30 copies
Nothing Personal {2017 reprint} (Photographer) 23 copies
RICHARD AVEDON: PORTRAITS OF POWER (Photographer) 18 copies, 1 review
Avedon: Murals and Portraits (Photographer) 14 copies, 1 review
Avedon: Women 4 copies
For CEOs Only 1 copy, 1 review
Egon Schiele: Drawings and Watercolors (Foreword, some editions) 179 copies, 3 reviews
Bookends (Photographer, some editions) 81 copies, 2 reviews
Schubert: Die Schone Mullerin (Bostridge/Uchida) (Photographer, some editions) 1 copy
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