Mother and Daughter
Mother and daughter
Wrapped in yesterday’s stories
Told in black and white
Richard Avedon (1923 -2004) an American fashion and portrait photographer. He worked for Harper’s Bazaar and Vogue, specializing in capturing movement in still pictures of fashion, theatre and dance. Avedon’s fashion and portrait photographs helped define America’s image of style, beauty and culture.
He is one of the most important photographers of the second half of the twentieth century. During a career that spanned 60 years, his portrait and fashion work defined the medium of photography. More than any other photographer he successfully worked to erase the distinction between photography and fine art.
However fashion and celebrity were not the only genres that defined Richard Avedon as a great photographer.
Photograph Attribution © Richard Avedon, New York Life #19, Central Park West, New York, November 17, 1949
Source Attribution https://www.avedonfoundation.org/the-work
Haiku Attribution © Goff James, Mother and Daughter
Bio Reference Attribution © https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Richard_Avedon & https://www.hamiltonsgallery.com/artists/richard-avedon/biography/
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