Fashion Photographs 1944-2000"
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exhibition is a comprehensive study of Richard
Avedon's (1923-2004) fashion photographs that
includes a selection of over 200 images representing
his stylistic evolution over a period of 50 years.
Both iconic and lesser-known photographic prints,
as well as never-before-seen material including
contact sheets, magazine layouts, personal ephemera
and archival material are included. All photographs
are from the Avedon estate, and many are vintage
began his career at the end of World War II in
New York City. Influenced by photo reportage and
the innovative eye of Harper's Bazaar art director
Alexy Brodovitch, Avedon revolutionized editorial
fashion work for magazines in the post-World War
II era. At the young age of 23, his work was fresh
and created to rejuvenate the Paris fashion market
after the war.
his career developed in the 1950s and 1960s, Avedon
captured the independent lifestyle and spirit
of the times in women's clothing of the period.
In addition to his fashion work with celebrities
such as Elizabeth Taylor and Barbara Streisand,
Avedon was one of the first high-profile photographers
to work with African American and multi-racial
models including Detroit-native Donyale Luna and
the Eurasian model China Machado.
continued to dominate the photography world until
his death in 2004. Works from the 1990s include
his collaborations with famous models on the fashion
scene including Kate Moss and Stephanie Seymour.
to the Avedon exhibit, which include museum admission,
are $12 adults, $6 ages 6 to 17, $10 each for
adult groups of 15 or more and are available at
the DIA box office, 5200 Woodward Ave., at dia.org,
or by calling (866) 342-8497.
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"Avedon: Fashion Photographs 1944-2000"
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