The renowned fashion and portrait photographer has shaped the fashion industry mid-century, making him one of the most sought-after photographers in the world. His involvement does not only go in fashion, but also in American culture and America's image of style, which will define the last half of the 20th century.
Moreover, Avedon's career also explored the American West, in which he made a series of portraits of the non-famous -- drifters, miners, cowboys, and others from the western U.S. It is said, that among his life and oeuvre in fashion, his portrait documentary is his magnum opus.
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