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Richard Avedon

Richard Avedon (May 15, 1923 – October 1, 2004) 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".

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This video includes a discussion of Avedon's earlier works in fashion photography. A wide range of beautiful pictures shown here that illustrate Avedon's ability to capture such a variety of life.

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Avedon played a huge role in defining beauty for decades. This video shows some of his alternative photography of world leaders rather than fashion models.

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