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Richard Avedon

[American Photographer, 1923-2004]

• Subject matter:  Specializes in Portraits.
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Original works by Richard Avedon available for purchase at art galleries worldwide
Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago   NEW!

Notable SiteRichard Avedon at the Detroit Institute of Arts, Michigan
Information about a 2009-2010 exhibition

Notable SiteFine Arts Museums of San Francisco   NEW!

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art, New York City   NEW!

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art Timetable of Art History
Marian Anderson, 1955

Notable SiteMuseum of Modern Art, New York City
Includes biographical information about the artist

Notable SiteSan Francisco Museum of Modern Art
3 photographs online

Notable SiteSan Francisco Museum of Modern Art
Information and images from an exhibition running through November 29, 2009

Notable SiteWhitney Museum of American Art, New York City

Amon Carter Museum, Texas
Sandra Bennett, Twelve Year Old, Rocky Fort, Colorado, 8/23/80

Cincinnati Art Museum, Ohio   NEW!
Jean Renoir, Director, Beverly Hills, April 11, 1972

Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio

Fotomuseum Winterthur, Switzerland

Fundació Suñol, Barcelona

Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts
Harvard have works in their collections, but unfortunately you have to type in the search yourself

Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana

Los Angeles County Museum of Art   NEW!

Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minnesota

Philadelphia Museum of Art   NEW!

Victoria and Albert Museum, London, UK

Art Market:
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
Art Signature Dictionary   NEW!

Christie's Past Sale Archive
(database goes as far back as 1991; images go about as far back as 1999)

Sotheby's Sold Lot Archive
(database goes as far back as 1998; images where permitted by copyright go about as far back as 2001)

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Miscellaneous Sites:
AnalisisFotografia (in Spanish)  

ArtDaily - Exhibition Photo Galleries
Richard Avedon (1923-2004) (17 works online)

Avedon Foundation Home Page

Biography, from the American Masters TV series

Photo District News Online
"Legends Online"

Photography @ Temple University Online

Time Magazine Cover Archive
Cher, photograph, 1975

Tout sur Catherine Deneuve (in French)  
Photographs by Richard Avedon

Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on Richard Avedon  
Note: The full version of the article is available only if you follow this link. If you bookmark the article and return later, or if you navigate directly to the Britannica website, you will see a 100-word preview only. Troubleshooting

Notable SiteUnion List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)  
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.

Notable SiteWikipedia, the "Open Content" Encyclopedia

Frieze Magazine
"Body of Evidence"

Karl-Peter Gottschalk: Interviews
Interview with the artist


The Charlie Rose Interview Show (PBS)
About a half-dozen interviews with Richard Avedon

"Look Inside" and "Search Inside" Books at Amazon
Look Inside Books:Selections from the books listed below are scanned in, in high res. Text is clearly readable and art reproductions vary from so-so to excellent. Don't miss the fact that you can usually zoom in via the "View" drop-down menu, along the top row of Amazon's Online Reader.            
Search Inside Books:Same as "Look Inside", except that the entire book is scanned in, and the text is fully searchable. This is an unbelievable resource, for research and especially for previewing a book when making the decision to buy.
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Evidence: 1944-1994

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