Richard Avedon

Motion & emotion into fashion photography, resisting the prevailing tradition of static poses. Instead he prefers the mood of street reality. Joined Harper's bazaar in 1945, moving to Vogue in 1965.
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four people sitting on the floor in front of a woman with her legs spread out
Black Swan tribute: erotic intensity at the ballet
Balanchine, Tanaquil le Clerc, Richard Avedon
a woman's face is covered in ice and water
Nadja Auermann by Richard Avedon for Pirelli Calendar - 1995
a woman holding a white bird on top of her hand next to a magazine cover
Uma Thurman and dove by Richard Avedon for Egoiste magazine, June 1996
a black and white photo of a woman with short hair wearing a feathered coat
The actress Audrey Hepburn photographed by Richard Avedon in Paris (France) to a fashion editorial published in Harper’s Bazaar, edition of September 1956.
black and white photograph of a woman with long hair
Isabelle Adjani in Christian Dior (by Gianfranco Ferre) by Richard Avedon, 1994
a man and woman walking down the street in front of a movie theater at night
Abomb Shells Life
Harper’s Bazaar, August 1957. katjaanderson added: part of an editorial photographed by richard Avedon; the man is none other than political commentator/author William F. Buckley.
three women in red and white outfits posing for a magazine cover with the caption gianni versa
Decadence and Excess #Dazed93
Shalom Harlow, Aya Thorgren & Kate Moss for Versace S/S 1993 Campaign
The amazing Carrie Donovan who I had the great privilege of working with for the NY Times Magazine. Big Glasses, Wow Photo, Advanced Style, Ageless Style, Geek Chic, Iconic Women, Fashion Editor
The Fashion Editors
The amazing Carrie Donovan who I had the great privilege of working with for the NY Times Magazine.
a black and white photo of a woman wearing a hat with her hand on her chin
One of my favorite Richard Avedon photos...sad girl in a cafe. Love it, have it hanging in 1 of my bedrooms with many others.
a young woman in a green dress posing for a magazine cover with her hands on her hips
Versace | Fall 1994
Campaign: Versace Season: Fall 1994 Photographer: Richard Avedon Model(s): Nadja Auermann, Cindy Crawford, Claudia Schiffer, Stephanie Seymour, Christy Turlington, Bridget Hall
a woman holding a dog in her arms while wearing a hat and dress with sleeves
Suzy Parker Photo by Richard Avedon, Harper’s Bazaar March 1956
a man and woman posing in front of an advertisement for the same clothing brand, gianni versa
Claudia Schiffer for Versace by Richard Avedon (1994)