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D even his most dazzling subjects He possessed a mystiue so uniue it was itself a kind of geniuseveryone fell under his spell But the Richard Avedon the world saw was perhaps his greatest creation he relentlessly curated his reputation and controlled his image managing to remain for all his exposure among the most private of celebrities No one knew him better than did Norma Stevens who for thirty years was his business partner and closest confidant In Avedon Something Personaleual parts memoir biography and oral history including an intimate portrait of the legendary Avedon studioStevens and co author Steven M L Aronson masterfully trace Avedons life from his birth to his death in at the age of eighty one while at work in Texas for The New Yorkerwhose first ever staff photographer he had.

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Become in The book contains startlingly candid reminiscences by Mike Nichols Calvin Klein Claude Picasso Renata Adler Brooke Shields David Remnick Naomi Campbell Twyla Tharp Jerry Hall Mikhail Baryshnikov Bruce Weber Cindy Crawford Donatella Versace Jann Wenner and Isabella Rossellini among dozens of others Avedon Something Personal is the confiding compelling full story of a man who for half a century was an enormous influence on both high and popular culture on both fashion and artto this day he remains the only artist to have had not one but two retrospectives at the Metropolitan Museum of Art during his lifetime Not unlike Richard Avedons own defining portraits the book delivers the person beneath the surface with all his contradictions and complexities and in all his touching humanit. Listening Woman by Tony Hillerman Summary & Study Guide unlike Richard Avedons own defining portraits the book delivers the person beneath the surface with all his contradictions and complexities and in all his touching humanit.

FREE READ Ì PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook · Norma Stevens

An intimate biography of Richard Avedon the legendary fashion and portrait photographer who helped define Americas image of style beauty and culture The New York Times by his longtime collaborator and business partner Norma Stevens and award winning author Steven M L Aronson Richard Avedon was arguably the worlds most famous photographeras artistically influential as he was commercially successful Over six richly productive decades he created landmark advertising campaigns iconic fashion photographs as the star photographer for Harpers Bazaar andthen Vogue groundbreaking books and unforgettable portraits of everyone who was anyone He also went on the road to find and photograph remarkable uncelebrated faces with an eye toward constructing a grand composite picture of America Avedon dazzle.