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Photographs and foreword by the gifted Avedon with a background essay by Laura Wilson. Fantastic collection of b&w photographic portraits completed with the support of the Amon Carter Museum in Fort Worth Texas. 104 large format photographs printed on high quality paper. Designed by Marvin Israel and Elizabeth Avedon. Portraits of blue collar westerners captured with respect and dignity. This book is said to be Avedon\'s best. He was making an attempt at getting away from his glamorous celebrity photographer image with these portraits. Nicely printed.
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A master of American fashion and art photography turns his artistry to capturing--in a series of photograph portraits--the cowboys, roustabouts, drifters, gamblers, bar girls, and others who characterize the modern Western experienceAbout the Author:
Richard Avedon (1923-2004) was one of the most influential photographers of the second half of the 20th century. His portrait work comprises an authoritative record of our era and his fashion photography redefined the genre. Laura Wilson is a photographer whose work has appeared in the New York Times Magazine, the New Yorker, the Washington Post Magazine, and London's Sunday Times Magazine. John Rohrbach is senior photography curator at the Amon Carter Museum, Fort Worth.
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