RICHARD AVEDON. FASHION 1944-2000
Richard Avedon (1923-2004) was one of the most influential fashion photographers of the 20th century - a true master who understood how to combine originality with elegance, innovation with perfection.
As a photographer he relentlessly sought to take more than just beautiful pictures of pretty women in expensive dresses. His focus was on social and cultural developments throughout the evolution of fashion and female self perception. The American was both fashion photographer and contemporary eyewitness.
This extraordinary book - published for a retrospective at the renowned International Center of Photography in New York - show-cases Richard Avedon's revolutionary body of work which he created in a career spanning six decades.
Text in English, 303 colour and duotone images, 372 pages, 25 x 31.5 cm, Schirmer/Mosel Verlag, Munich