Richard Avedon Biography, Age, Weight, Height, Friend, Like, Affairs, Favourite, Birthdate & Other

Richard Avedon

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Biography Of Richard Avedon
Real Name Richard Avedon
Nick Name Richard Avedon
Nationality American
Personal Life of Richard Avedon
Born on 15 May 1923
Birthday 15th May
Died At Age 81
Sun Sign Taurus
Born in New York City
Died on 01 October 2004
Place of death San Antonio
Diseases & Disabilities Schizophrenia
Family Background of Richard Avedon
Father Jacob Israel Avedon
Mother Anna
Siblings Louise
Spouses/Partners Evelyn Franklin (m. 1951-2004), Doe Avedon (m. 1944-1949)
Children John
Education The New School, DeWitt Clinton High School, Columbia University
Founder/Co-Founder The Richard Avedon Foundation
Awards 1989 – Lifetime Achievement Award from the Council of Fashion Designers of America 1993 – The International Center of Photography Master of Photography Award 1994 – Prix Nadar for his photobook Evidence

2003 – National Arts Award for Lifetime Achievement 2003 – The Royal Photographic Society 150th Anniversary Medal 2010 – Record price of £719000 for a unique seven foot high print of model Dovima

Personal Fact of Richard Avedon

Till date, Richard Avedon is remembered as the photographer who shaped and defined America’s sense of fashion and style in the late 20th century, captivating energy, freedom and excitement through his clicks. Best known for his minimalistic and probing portraits, Avedon acted as the driving force who added a sense of vibrancy into the realm of fashion photography.

His breath-taking and awe-inspiring photographs have filled the pages of numerous prestigious magazines in the United States of America. One of the most renowned photographers in the world, Avedon was endowed with a brilliant sense of imagery and insight. He delved deep into the subjects he shot and created some of the most intensive and creative photographs for the world to behold. He gave photographers around the world a new vision in portrait photography, something that was quintessentially seen in his works.

Avedon’s large gamut of work has been exhibited at various prestigious exhibitions all over the world including the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, the Museum of Modern Art, National Museum of American History, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris and the like. To learn more interesting and intriguing facts about his childhood, personal life and achievements in the field of photography and fashion, scroll down and continue to read this biography.

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