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  • 1. By: Maria Leon
  • 2.  Attended high school in the Bronx Never completed an academic education Joined the Merchant Marine’s photographic section This is Richard Avedon
  • 3.  Richard was best known for his fashion and celebrity portraits Avedon primarily shot back and white Well know for his fashion work Avedon was also known for defining America’s image of beauty and culture
  • 4.  Richard Avedon was influenced by Martin Munkacsi Martin Munkacsi’s action shots where the ones who influenced Avedon Munkacsi was believed to be the father of fashion photography This is one of Martin Munkacsi’s fashion photos
  • 5.  Avedon helped revolutionize the art in fashion in the 20th century He brought realisms and outrageous fantasy to the photos His photography came to have public imagination Avedon brought photography to the streets
  • 6. Richard Avedon, Twiggy, hair by AraGallant, Paris studio, January, 1968; ©2009 The Richard Avedon Foundation
  • 7.  Avedon influenced Annie Leiboritz They were both fashion and celebrity photographers
  • 8.  Avedon was ground breaking the way he viewed beauty He was the development of portrait photography
  • 9. Elise Daniels with streetperformers, suit byBalenciaga, Le Marais,Paris, August 1948Photograph by RichardAvedon© The Richard AvedonFoundation
  • 10. Buster Keaton, comedian, NewDebbieMcClendon, carney, Thermopolis, Wy York, September 19, 1952 Photograph by Richard Avedonoming, July 29, 1981 © The Richard AvedonPhotograph by Richard Avedon Foundation© The Richard Avedon Foundation
  • 11. “A portrait is not alikeness. The momentan emotion or fact istransformed into aphotograph it is nolonger a fact but anopinion. There is nosuch thing asinaccuracy in aphotograph. Allphotographs areaccurate. None ofthem is the truth.” –Richard Avedon
  • 12.  http://www.vignettemagazine.com/features/ photographers-on-film-dick-avery-in-funny- face/ http://www.nytimes.com/2004/10/01/arts/0 1CND-AVED.html?_r=0 http://brabbu.com/blog/2012/09/avedons- readings-of-the-surface/ http://nymag.com/thecut/2009/05/the_impo rtance_of_richard_aved.html
  • 13.  http://www.sfmoma.org/about/press/press_ exhib http://www.artquotes.net/masters/avedon/p hotography-quotes.htm itions/releases/435