Avedon Fashion 1944-2000:
- This is a major retrospective of the influential fashion photography of Richard Avedon, spanning nearly six decades. Encompassing six decades of extraordinary work, "Avedon Fashion 1944-2000" includes more than 200 works by Richard Avedon, from vintage prints and magazine layouts to contact sheets and personal correspondence. Showing Avedon's groundbreaking early work for Harper's Bazaar to his later work at "Vogue", "Egoiste" and "The New Yorker", this volume represents a major retrospective of the photographer's work. The book has been assembled by Carol Squiers, curator at the International Center of Photography and photography critic Vince Aletti.
Published June 1, 2009. Hardcover. 372 pages
Measurements: 10" x 12¾"
Founded in 1949, Abrams has the distinction of being the first publishing house in the United States to specialize in art and illustrated books. Today the New York-based company maintains seven imprints and counts writer Susan Orlean, photographer Richard Avedon, and graphic designer Stefan Sagmeister among its stable of authors. Abrams catalogs list beautifully designed volumes that contain everything from cooking, architecture, decoration, sports and entertainment, pop culture, and children’s comics.