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Richard, born 1923, U.S. photographer.
Contemporary Examples

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


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