Avedon Fashion 1944-2000

Hardcover | June 1, 2009

Photographed byRichard AvedonText byCarol Squiers, Vincent Aletti

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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.

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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, Ego...

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 In...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:372 pages, 12.75 × 10 × 1.5 inPublished:June 1, 2009Publisher:Harry N. AbramsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0810983893

ISBN - 13:9780810983892

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Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great Book! “Avedon was determined that his images should have punch and radiate palpable electricity” – Avedon Fashion 1944 - 2000 This is a retrospection of the work of legendary fashion photographer Richard Avedon during his career at Harper’s Bazaar, Vogue and The New Yorker. I enjoyed looking at the beautiful images in this book and learning about the career of Richard Avedon. I fell in love with nearly every image in this book. Sometimes I felt as if I was watching a classic black and white movie. I also wanted every dress in the 1940s – 1950s! Fashion lovers, stylists and photographers and anyone who loves beautiful images will find something to love in this book – hopefully some insights and a lot of inspiration.
Date published: 2010-09-19