Richard, born 1923, U.S. photographer.
Avedon distilled the picture frame to nothing but his subject against a white backdrop—wrinkles, bad teeth, and all.
Remembering Irving Penn Philip Gefter October 7, 2009
Each shoot must have been an insane photographic circus, with Avedon as the ruthless (and charming) ringleader.
A Photographer’s Circus Blake Gopnik May 15, 2012
The signature of each photographer is what we determine as being a portrait by Avedon or Penn before even recognizing the subject.
An ’80s Art Flashback Philip Gefter October 28, 2009
His collaborations with Avedon earned them the nickname “Aradon.”
The Man Who Created Disco Beauty Isabel Wilkinson March 30, 2010
Another one of a young woman has all the poised regality of an Avedon.
Young, Hot, and Nude: Ryan McGinley’s Body Count Tim Teeman October 5, 2014
There were lavish vacations, trips to the Oscars, pricey artworks from Warhol, photographs from Avedon.
A Supermodel’s Shocking Reunion Jacob Bernstein September 21, 2010
noun a port in N central Portugal, on the Aveiro lagoon: ancient Roman town; linked by canal with the Atlantic Ocean. Pop: 73 335 (2001) Ancient name Talabriga (ˌtæləˈbriːɡə) Historical Examples “The Duke of aveiro ought to have been here long ago,” said another noble. The Prime Minister W.H.G. Kingston The administrative district of aveiro […]
noun (Judaism) a variant of ovel
a city in E Argentina, near Buenos Aires. Historical Examples Any merit Avellaneda has is reflected from Cervantes, and he is too dull to reflect much. The History of Don Quixote, Vol. I, Complete Miguel de Cervantes Avellaneda was a graceful writer of lyrics in which there was feeling and melody but little depth of […]
aven nothingness; vanity. (1.) Hosea speaks of the “high places of Aven” (10:8), by which he means Bethel. He also calls it Beth-aven, i.e., “the house of vanity” (4:15), on account of the golden calves Jeroboam had set up there (1 Kings 12:28). (2.) Translated by the LXX. “On” in Ezek. 30:17. The Egyptian Heliopolis […]