Richard Avedon was one of the most influential
photographers of the 20th century. His portrait work
comprises an authoritative record of our era. His many
books have set a standard for photographic publishing. As a
staff photographer for Harper's Bazaar and later for Vogue,
Avedon redefined the fashion photograph. In 1992 he became
the first staff photographer in the history of The New
Yorker. Anne Hollander is a New York-based art historian
and critic, and former president of the Pen American
center. She is the author of several books, including
Feeding the Eye, Sex and Suits: The Evolution of Modern
Dress, and Seeing Through Clothes.
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Books:The Kennedys, November 2007
Woman in the Mirror, November 2005