Tuesday, January 6, 2009

Richard Avedon ~ Photographs 1946-2004 ~ A Retrospective at Martin-Gropius-Bau

BERLIN - Martin-Gropius-Bau presents Richard Avedon – Photographs 1946–2004 - A Retrospective, on view through January 19, 2009. This is the first retrospective exhibition of the work of the American star photographer Richard Avedon since his death in 2004. The retrospective exhibition features more than 250 photographs, demonstrating the scope of Avedon’s production, from the glamorous world of fashion through the more psychological portraits to reportage-oriented shots. The exhibit has been shown at the Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humlebœk, the International Centre for Photography, Milan, and the Jeu de Paume, Paris. Following the Martin-Gropius-Bau, the exhibit will be shown at FOAM Fotografiemuseum Amsterdam and at the SFMOMA, San Francisco.

Visit Martin-Gropius-Bau at : >http://www.berlinerfestspiele.de/en/aktuell/festivals/11_gropiusbau/mgb_start.php

SOURCE: Art Knowledge News

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