Richard Avedon

USA / 1923 - 2004 /
“I hate cameras. They interfere, they’re always in the way. I wish I could work with my eyes alone.” Richard Avedon

“If each photograph steals a bit of the soul, isn’t it possible that I give up pieces of mine every time I take a picture?” Richard Avedon

American fashion photographer Richard Avedon used his camera not only to capture models in elegant attire, but to tell stories and evoke emotions. From his minimalist, large-scale portraits that reveal the inner emotions of celebrities like Marilyn Monroe, to bringing model Dovima out of the studio and into the circus, his work revolutionized the industry.
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