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Philip Gefter, in conversation with Charlotte Cotton, discusses “What Becomes A Legend Most: A Biography Of Richard Avedon”

December 2, 2020 @ 6:00 pm

Free
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The first definitive biography of Richard Avedon, a monumental photographer of the twentieth century, from award-winning photography critic Philip Gefter.
In his acclaimed portraits, Richard Avedon captured the iconic figures of the twentieth century in his starkly bold, intimately minimal, and forensic visual style. Concurrently, his work for Harper’s Bazaar and Vogue transformed the ideals of women’s fashion, femininity, and culture to become the defining look of an era. Yet despite his driving ambition to gain respect in the art world, during his lifetime he was condescendingly dismissed as a celebrity photographer.

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December 2, 2020
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6:00 pm
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Free
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