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Richard Avedon Portraits.

Photographs by Richard Avedon. Text by Maria Morris Hambourg, Mia Fineman, and Richard Avedon.
Harry N. Abrams, New York, USA, 2002. 64 pp., 50 tritone illustrations, 8¼x10¼".

"You can't get at the thing itself, the real nature of the sitter, by stripping away the surface. The surface is all you've got. You can only get beyond the surface by working with the surface."—Richard Avedon.

As obvious as it may seem, this statement forms the philosophical core of Avedon's approach to photography, and sets the standard many photographers have striven to uphold during the latter half of the twentieth century. Avedon's mastery of craft and the ability to minimize the extraneous has yielded some of the most mesmerizing portraits of this century. Published to accompany a major exhibition at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, this gem of a book contains 50 tritone reproductions all neatly packaged as an accordion-fold folio.

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