Richard Avedon Portraits

Richard Avedon Portraits
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Foreword by Philippe de Montebello. Texts by Maria Morris Hambourg & Mia Fineman, and Richard Avedon.

Abrams. New York. 2002. First edition, first printing. Hardback; accordian bound with illustrated paper-covered boards, illustrated card slipcase. [68 pages.] Tri-tone plates to recto; illustrated text to verso. English. 270 x 215mm. 1kg. 0810935406. Near fine; light shelf wear to slipcase.

A catalogue of Richard Avedon's portrait photographs, published to accompany an exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York in 2002. Avedon's stark and complex portraits of artistic figures such as Francis Bacon, Robert Frank, Andy Warhol, Willem de Kooning, Renata Adler and Samuel Beckett are reproduced. The photographer's text 'Borrowed Dogs' concludes the book.

Price :  £80.00