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Department
Photography
Course
MPS 301
Professor
Ian
Semester
Winter

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Portraiture & celebrity portraiture Richard Avedon Born in 1923 Russian Jewish family and served in he war - this is where he said that he learned how to be a photography - studied under that art director of Haper’s Bazaar 1940’s established his own studio 1966 he became the staff photographer for vogue 1988 left vogue 1992started free lance work - Did many advertisements for the Gap - Worked as a staff photographer for the New Yorker Brought energy, excitement and freshness to clothing Earliest portraiture an example of would be July Garland Likes working the studio - Place were the sitter is no longer at ease - Has no softness to is and the light strips away the sitter and lets you see the sitter - Not how the sitter would like to be seen but, how he interprets them - Lexi Broadavitch - 1940’s most elegant and vivacious man John Ford - American movie director Avedon’s father - Images taken while he was dying
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