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Richard Avedon : portraits of power

Author: Richard Avedon; Paul Roth; Frank Henry Goodyear; Corcoran Gallery of Art.
Publisher: Göttingen : Steidl ; Washington, D.C. : Corcoran Gallery of Art ; [London : Thames & Hudson [distributor]], 2008.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Richard Avedon photographed the faces of politics throughout his career, & this text brings together his political portraits. Juxtaposing images of elite government, media & labour officials with counter-cultural activists, writers & artists, & ordinary citizens caught up in debates, it explores a five-decade taxonomy of politics & power.
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Genre/Form: Exhibitions
Portraits Exhibitions
Named Person: Richard Avedon; Richard Avedon
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Avedon; Paul Roth; Frank Henry Goodyear; Corcoran Gallery of Art.
ISBN: 9783865216755 3865216757
OCLC Number: 216939562
Notes: Catalog of an exhibition organized at the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. by Paul Roth.
Description: 1 v. : chiefly ill. (some col.) ; 30 cm.
Contents: Director's Foreword / Paul Greenhalgh --
Introduction / Renata Adler --
Preface / Paul Roth --
"A Brief, Intense Intimacy": Avedon and His Subjects / Frank H. Goodyear III --
Family Tree --
Richard Avedon, Politics, and Power 1969-1976: A Chronicle / Paul Roth --
Bibliography / Sarah Campbell and Amanda Maddox.
Other Titles: Portraits of power
Avedon power
Responsibility: introduction, Renata Adler ; essays, Paul Roth and Frank Goodyear.

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Richard Avedon photographed the faces of politics throughout his career, & this text brings together his political portraits. Juxtaposing images of elite government, media & labour officials with counter-cultural activists, writers & artists, & ordinary citizens caught up in debates, it explores a five-decade taxonomy of politics & power.

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