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A portrait is not a likeness. The moment an emotion or fact is transformed into a photograph, it is an opinion. There is no such thing as inaccuracy in a photograph. All photographs are accurate. None of them is the truth.
On his 1985 book, In The American West
Describing top fashion editors: "Just advertising departments with legs and high heels."
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To try to write love is to confront the muck of language: that region of hysteria where language is both too much and too little, excessive and impoverished.
May 15, 1923
October 1, 2004
Richard Avedon was an American fashion and portrait photographer. An obituary published in The New York Times said that "his fashion and portrait photographs helped define America's image of style, beauty and culture for the last half-century".
Richard Avedon Portraits (2002)
An autobiography (1993)
The sixties (1999)
Evidence, 1944-1994 (1994)
Richard Avedon on Wikipedia
Richard Avedon Official Website
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