Richard Avedon, ‘Blue Cloud Wright, slaughterhouse worker, Omaha, Nebraska, August 10, 1979’, 1979, Phillips
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Richard Avedon

Blue Cloud Wright, slaughterhouse worker, Omaha, Nebraska, August 10, 1979, 1979

Gelatin silver print, printed 1985
56 2/5 × 45 1/10 in
143.2 × 114.6 cm
Edition 6/6
This is part of a limited edition set.
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Collection of Georges Bermann

Image/Sheet: 143.2 x 114.6 cm (56 3/8 x 45 1/8 in.)
Frame: 156.1 x …

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Signed and numbered 6/6 in stylus in the margin; signed, numbered 6/6 in ink, copyright credit reproduction limitation, title, date and …
Richard Avedon
American, 1923–2004
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Although Richard Avedon’s celebrated fashion photographs have graced the pages of Harper’s Bazaar, Vogue, and Life, the artist primarily referred to himself as a portrait photographer. Avedon’s fashion shots are profoundly dramatic and dynamic, often capturing the model in motion. Along with his own acquaintances and various ordinary people, Avedon took photographs of celebrities, politicians, and other public figures ranging from Bertrand Russell to Marilyn Monroe. In both his commercial assignments and his portrait work, Avedon’s meticulous approach and penetrating gaze sought to capture the essence of each unique subject and moment in time.

Richard Avedon, ‘Blue Cloud Wright, slaughterhouse worker, Omaha, Nebraska, August 10, 1979’, 1979, Phillips
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Collection of Georges Bermann

Image/Sheet: 143.2 x 114.6 cm (56 3/8 x 45 1/8 in.)
Frame: 156.1 x 124.4 cm (61 1/2 x 48 7/8 in.)

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Working primarily in the summers between 1979 and 1984, Richard Avedon photographed extensively for a commission from the Amon Carter Museum of American Art, culminating in …

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Signed and numbered 6/6 in stylus in the margin; signed, numbered 6/6 in ink, copyright credit reproduction limitation, title, date and …
Richard Avedon
American, 1923–2004
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Although Richard Avedon’s celebrated fashion photographs have graced the pages of Harper’s Bazaar, Vogue, and Life, the artist primarily referred to himself as a portrait photographer. Avedon’s fashion shots are profoundly dramatic and dynamic, often capturing the model in motion. Along with his own acquaintances and various ordinary people, Avedon took photographs of celebrities, politicians, and other public figures ranging from Bertrand Russell to Marilyn Monroe. In both his commercial assignments and his portrait work, Avedon’s meticulous approach and penetrating gaze sought to capture the essence of each unique subject and moment in time.

Richard Avedon

Blue Cloud Wright, slaughterhouse worker, Omaha, Nebraska, August 10, 1979, 1979

Gelatin silver print, printed 1985
56 2/5 × 45 1/10 in
143.2 × 114.6 cm
Edition 6/6
This is part of a limited edition set.
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