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Richard Avedon

Born in 1923 - United States

BIOGRAPHY

Richard Avedon (1923–2004) was born and lived in New York City. His interest in photography began at an early age, and he joined the Young Men’s Hebrew Association (YMHA) camera club when he was twelve years old. He attended DeWitt Clinton High School in the Bronx, where he co-edited—with James Baldwin—the school’s literary magazine, Magpie. He was named Poet Laureate of New York City High Schools in 1941.

Avedon joined the armed forces in 1942 during World War II, serving as Photographer’s Mate Second Class in the U.S. Merchant Marine. As he described it, “My job was to do identity photographs. I must have taken pictures of one hundred thousand faces before it occurred to me I was becoming a photographer."

After two years of service, he left the Merchant Marine to work as a professional photographer, initially creating fashion images and studying with art director Alexey Brodovitch at the Design Laboratory of the New School for Social Research.

At the age of twenty-two, Avedon began working as a freelance photographer, primarily for Harper’s Bazaar. Initially denied the use of a studio by the magazine, he photographed models and fashions on the streets, in nightclubs, at the circus, on the beach and at other uncommon locations, employing the endless resourcefulness and inventiveness that became a hallmark of his art. Under Brodovitch’s tutelage, he quickly became the lead photographer for Harper’s Bazaar.

From the beginning of his career, Avedon made formal portraits for publication in Theater Arts, Life, Look, and Harper’s Bazaar magazines, among many others. He was fascinated by photography’s capacity for suggesting the personality and evoking the life of his subjects. He registered poses, attitudes, hairstyles, clothing and accessories as vital, revelatory elements of an image. He had complete confidence in the two-dimensional nature of photography, the rules of which he bent to his stylistic and narrative purposes. As he wryly said, “My photographs don’t go below the surface. I have great faith in surfaces. A good one is full of clues.”

After guest-editing the April 1965 issue of Harper’s Bazaar, Avedon quit the magazine after facing a storm of criticism over his collaboration with models of color. He joined Vogue, where he worked for more than twenty years. In 1992, Avedon became the first staff photographer at The New Yorker, where his portraiture redefined the aesthetic of the magazine. During this period, his fashion photography appeared almost exclusively in the French magazine Egoïste.

Throughout, Avedon ran a successful commercial studio, and is widely credited with erasing the line between “art” and “commercial” photography. His brand-defining work and long associations with Calvin Klein, Revlon, Versace, and dozens of other companies resulted in some of the best-known advertising campaigns in American history. These campaigns gave Avedon the freedom to pursue major projects in which he explored his cultural, political and personal passions. He is known for his extended portraiture of the American Civil Rights movement, the Vietnam war and a celebrated cycle of photographs of his father, Jacob Israel Avedon. In 1976, for Rolling Stone magazine, he produced “The Family,” a collective portrait of the American power elite at the time of the country’s bicentennial election. From 1979 to 1985, he worked extensively on a commission from the Amon Carter Museum of American Art, ultimately producing the show and book In the American West.

Avedon’s first museum retrospective was held at the Smithsonian Institution in 1962. Many major museum shows followed, including two at the Metropolitan Museum of Art (1978 and 2002), the Minneapolis Institute of Arts (1970), the Amon Carter Museum of American Art (1985), and the Whitney Museum of American Art (1994). His first book of photographs, Observations, with an essay by Truman Capote, was published in 1959. He continued to publish books of his works throughout his life, including Nothing Personal in 1964 (with an essay by James Baldwin), Portraits 1947–1977 (1978, with an essay by Harold Rosenberg), An Autobiography (1993), Evidence 1944–1994 (1994, with essays by Jane Livingston and Adam Gopnik), and The Sixties (1999, with interviews by Doon Arbus).

After suffering a cerebral hemorrhage while on assignment for The New Yorker, Richard Avedon died in San Antonio, Texas on October 1, 2004. He established The Richard Avedon Foundation during his lifetime.

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EXHIBITIONS

SELECTED SOLO SHOWS

2014
Richard Avedon: People. Art Gallery of Western Australia, Perth, Australia. Traveled to: The Ian Potter Museum of Art at the University of Melbourne, Melbourne,
Australia. Richard Avedon. Murals and Portraits. Museum Brandhorst, Munich, Germany. Richard Avedon: Family Affairs. The Israeli Museum, Jerusalem, Israel.

2013
Avedon: Women. Gagosian Gallery, Beverly Hills, California. Avedon: Women. Gagosian Gallery, Davies Street, London, England. Richard Avedon: People. National Portrait Gallery, Canberra, Australia.

2012
Richard Avedon: Murals & Portraits. Gagosian Gallery, West 21st Street, New York, NY.

2011
Avedon / Paris. Gagosian Gallery, Geneva, Switzerland. Richard Avedon: Writers. Gagosian Gallery, Paris, France.
Avedon: Artists. Gagosian Gallery, Madison Avenue, New York

2009
Avedon Fashion 1944–2000. International Center for Photography, New York, NY.
Traveled to: Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, MI; Museum of Fine Arts, Boston,
MA; Norton Museum of Art, West Palm Beach, FL. Richard Avedon: Photographer of Influence. Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix, AZ.
Traveled as: Richard Avedon: Larger Than Life, Grand Rapids Art Museum, Grand Rapids, MI; Richard Avedon: Fashion, Stage, and Screen, Palm Springs Art Museum, Palm Springs, CA; Richard Avedon: Photographer of Influence, Nassau County Museum, Rosyln Harbor, NY.

2008
Richard Avedon: Portraits of Power. Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. Traveled to: San Diego Museum of Art, San Diego, CA.
Richard Avedon: Performance. Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco, CA, and Pace/MacGill Gallery, New York, NY.

2007
Richard Avedon Photographs 1946-2004. Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humlebæk, Denmark. Traveled to: FORMA, Milan, Italy; Jeu de Paume, Paris,
France; Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin, Germany; FOAM, Amsterdam, The
Netherlands; San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA.

2005
In The American West, 20th Anniversary Tour. Amon Carter Museum, Fort Worth, TX
Columbus Museum of Art, Columbus, OH; Center for Creative Photography,
Tucson, AZ; Cantor Arts Center at Stanford University, Stanford, CA.

2003
Richard Avedon. Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco, CA.

2002
Richard Avedon Portraits. Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY.

2001
Richard Avedon: Made in France. Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco, CA.

1999
Richard Avedon Early Portraits. Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco, CA. 1994 Richard Avedon Evidence 1944-1994. Whitney Museum of American Art, New York,
NY. Traveled to: Museum Ludwig, Cologne, Germany; Palazzo Reale, Milan, Italy; National Portrait Gallery, London, England; Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minneapolis, MN

1991
Brandenburg Gate, East Berlin, New Year’s Eve, December 31, 1989-January 1,

1990
Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, PA.

1985
In The American West. Amon Carter Museum, Fort Worth, TX; Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.; San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA; The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL; Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix,
AZ; High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA; Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, MA; Madison Art Center, Madison, WI; The International Art Fair, Basel, Switzerland.

1980
Avedon 1946-1980. University Art Museum, Berkeley, CA

1978
Avedon: Photographs 1947-1977. Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
Traveled to: Dallas Museum of Fine Arts, Dallas, TX; High Museum of Art,
Atlanta, GA; Isetan Museum, Tokyo, Japan. 1975 Portraits 1969-1975. Marlborough Gallery, New York, NY
Traveled to: Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, CA; Broxton Gallery, Westwood, CA; Seibu Museum, Tokyo, Japan; Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, WA; Galerie Mira Godard, Montreal, Canada.

1974
Jacob Israel Avedon. Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY. 1970 Richard Avedon Portrait Retrospective: 1945-1970. Minneapolis Institute of Arts,
Minneapolis, MN. 1962 Richard Avedon. Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.


SELECTED GROUP SHOWS

2013
Ages: Portraits of Growing Older. Landesgalerie Linz, Linz, Austria

2012
Regarding Warhol: Sixty Artists, Fifty Years. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New
York, NY. Faking It: Manipulated Photography Before Photoshop. The Metropolitan Museum of
Art, New York, NY

2011
Vanity: Fashion Photography from the F. C. Gundlach Collection. Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna, Austria.
MemyselfandI: Photographic Portraits of Picasso. Museum Ludwig, Cologne, Germany. The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier: From the Sidewalk to the Catwalk. Montreal
Museum of Fine Arts, Montreal, Canada, Traveled to: Dallas Museum of Fine
Arts, Dallas, TX; Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY (through 2014). In Good Hands: Selected Works from the Buhl Collection. Palm Beach Photographic
Centre, West Palm Beach, FL. Traveled to: Warner Gallery, St. Andrew’s
School, Middletown, DE.

2010
Autour de l’extrême. Maison Européenne de la Photographie, Paris, France.
Le MAHJ collectionne ... la photographie. Musée d’Art et d’Histoire du Judaïsme, Paris, France.
Portraits d’écrivains de 1850 à nos jours/Portraits of Writers from 1850 to the Present. Maison de Victor Hugo, Paris, France.
Brune/Blonde. Le Cinémathèque Francaise, Paris, France. One Life: Katharine Graham. National Portrait Gallery, Washington, D.C. Taking Aim: Unforgettable Rock and Roll Photographs. Experience Music Project,
Seattle, WA. Traveled to: Museum of Photographic Arts, San Diego, CA; George Eastman House, International Museum of Photography and Film, Rochester, NY; Buddy Holly Center, Lubbock, TX; Museum of the Rockies, Bozeman, MT.

2009
Who Shot Rock & Roll: A Photographic History, 1955 to the Present. Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY.
1969. P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, New York, NY.
Tears of Eros. Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid, Spain.
Immaginare New York: Fotografie dalla collezione del MoMA. Museo d’Arte Moderna e Contemporanea di Trento e Rovereto, Rovereto, Italy.
Into the Sunset: Photography’s Image of the American West. The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY.
Inventing Marcel Duchamp: The Dynamics of Portraiture. National Portrait Gallery, Washington, D. C.
Speaking with Hands: The Buhl Collection. Daelim Contemporary Art Museum, Seoul, South Korea. Traveled to: Kaohsiung Museum of Fine Arts, Kaohsiung, Taiwan; Macao Museum of Art, Macao, China.
Extreme Beauty in Vogue. Palazzo della Raggione, Milan, Italy

2008
Dalla presitoria al futuro: Capolavori dalla collezione Bischofsberger. Pinacoteca
Giovanni e Marella Agnelli, Turin, Italy. Masterpiece Photographs from the Minneapolis Institute of Arts: The Curatorial
Legacy of Carroll T. Hartwell. Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minneapolis, MN. Darkside I: Photographic Desire and Sexuality Photographed. Fotomuseum Winterthur,
Winterthur, Switzerland. Fashion in the Mirror: Self-Reflection in Fashion Photography. The Photographers’
Gallery, London, England. Les Rencontres d’Arles 2008. Arles, France.
In the Photographic Image. The Columns, Seoul, Korea. Facebook: Images of People in Photographs from the Collection. The Frances Lehman
Loeb Art Center, Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, NY.
Archetypes and Icons. Gagosian Gallery, Beverly Hills, CA. On the Human Being: International Photography, 1950–2000. Centro Andaluz de Arte
Contemporáneo, Seville, Spain. Street and Studio: An Urban History of Photography. Tate Modern, London, England. Arbus / Avedon / Model. International Center of Photography, New York, NY.
Las implicaciones de la imagen. MUCA-Roma, Museo Universitario de Ciencias y Arte,
Mexico City, Mexico. Somebody. Henry Art Gallery, University of Washington, Seattle, WA. In the Public Eye: Photography and Fame.
The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas
City, MO. A Show of Hands: Photographs and Sculpture from the Buhl Collection. Norton
Museum of Art, West Palm Beach, FL

2007
Warhol sobre Warhol. La Casa Encendida, Madrid, Spain.
MODE: BILDER. NRW-Forum, Düsseldorf, Germany. Contemporary, Cool and Collected. Mint Museum of Art, Charlotte, NC.
The Golden Age of Couture: Paris and London 1947–1957. Victoria and Albert
Museum, London, England. A New Reality: Black-and-White Photography in Contemporary Art. Jane Voorhees
Zimmerli Art Museum, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ. Resistance Is... Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY.
Koos Breukel - Among Photographers. Hague Museum of Photography, The Hague, Netherlands.
The Naked Portrait 1900–2007. Scottish National Portrait Gallery, Edinburgh,
Scotland. Traveled to: Compton Verney, Warwickshire, UK. Concept: Photography—Dialogues and Attitudes. Ludwig Múzeum, Budapest, Hungary. Igor Stravinsky, Ich Muss Die Kunst Anfassen. Museum der Moderne, Salzburg,
Austria. Human Interest: Photo Essays from the Collection. Center for Creative Photography, The University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ.

2006
Americans: Masterpieces of American Photography from 1940 until Now. Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna, Austria.
Portrait und Menschenbild. SK Stiftung Kultur, Cologne, Germany, Nov. 1–5. Brighton Photo Biennial. Brighton, UK, Oct. 6–29.
The Heartbeat of Fashion: Sammlung F. C. Gundlach. Deichtorhallen, Hamburg, Germany.
Life as a Legend: Marilyn Monroe. The Women’s Museum, Dallas, TX. Traveled to: Boca Raton Museum of Art, Boca Raton, FL. The Dayton Art Institute, Dayton, OH; Huntington Museum of Art, Huntington, WV; Sioux City Art Center, Sioux City, IA; Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada; Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, Colorado Springs, CO; Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago, IL; Saginaw Art Museum, Saginaw, MI; Glenbow Museum, Calgary, Canada; Winnipeg Art Gallery, Winnipeg, Canada; Museum of Contemporary Art Jacksonville, Jacksonville, FL; The Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh, PA.
New York, New York: 50 Years of Art, Architecture, Photography, Film and Video. Grimaldi Forum, Monaco.
The Missing Peace: Artists Consider the Dalai Lama. Fowler Museum, University of California, Los Angeles, CA. Traveled to: Loyola University Museum of Art, Chicago, IL; Rubin Museum of Art, New York, NY; School of Visual Arts, New York, NY; Emory Visual Arts Gallery, Emory University, Atlanta, GA; Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, CA; Hillside Terrace, Tokyo, Japan; Fundación Canal, Madrid, Spain; The Patricia and Phillip Frost Art Museum, Florida International University, Miami, FL; Brukenthal National Museum, Sibiu, Romania; Nobelmuseet, Stockholm, Sweden; San Antonio Museum of Art, San Antonio, TX.
Seeing Ourselves: American Faces. George Eastman House, Rochester, NY. Traveled as Seeing Ourselves: Masterpieces of American Photography, Pensacola Museum of Art, FL; Monterey Museum of Art, Monterey, CA; Columbia Museum of Art, Columbia, SC; Zanesville Art Center, Zanesville, OH; Mississippi Museum of Art, Jackson, MS; Paul and Lulu Hilliard University Art Museum, University of Louisiana at Lafayette, Lafayette, LA; Philbrook Museum of Art, Tulsa, OK; Paine Art Center, Oshkosh, WI; Fort Wayne Museum of Art, Fort Wayne, IN; New York State Museum, Albany, NY.
Der Pirelli-Kalender: Provokation und Mythos, Fotografien 1964–2006. Berlinische Galerie, Berlin, Germany.
Sans Regard: La collection Dancing Bear de W. M. Hunt. Musée de l ?Elysée, Lausanne, Switzerland.

2005
Perspectives 149: It’s Only Rock ’n’ Roll! Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston, TX (through 2006).
Faces and Masks: Photographs from the Ordóñez-Falcón Collection. Museu d’Art Espanyol Contemporani, Palma de Mallorca, Spain. Traveled to: Museo de Arte Abstracto Español, Cuenca, Spain.
Isabelle Huppert: Woman of Many Faces. P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, New York, NY. Traveled to: Couvent des Cordeliers, Paris; C/O Berlin, Berlin, Germany; Madrid Botanical Garden, Madrid, Spain; Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography, Tokyo, Japan; Hague Museum of Photography, The Hague, Netherlands; ACMI (Australian Center for the Moving Image), Melbourne, Australia; Ullens Center for Contemporary Art, Beijing, China; The Museum of Photography, Seoul, South Korea.
Photography from the Book to the Museum. Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain.
Sujeto. Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Castilla y León, León, Spain. Summer of Love: Art of the Psychedelic Era. Tate Liverpool, Liverpool, England.
Traveled to: Kunsthalle Schirn Frankfurt, Frankfurt, Germany; Kunsthalle Wien,
Vienna, Austria; Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY. Fabulous Photographic Ephemera. The Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minneapolis, MN. Pas moi sans eux: Colección Pierre Borhan. Fundació Foto Colectania, Barcelona,
Spain.

2004
I Wanna Be Loved by You: Photographs of Marilyn Monroe. Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY. Traveled to: Bass Museum of Art, Miami Beach, FL.
ASMP (American Society of Media Photographers, Inc.) at 60—Professional Visions: Selections from the ASMP Collection at the George Eastman House Gallery. PhotoPlus Expo at the Javits Center, New York, NY.
Keeping Shadows: Photography at the Worcester Art Museum. Worcester Art Museum, Worcester, MA. Traveled to: Orlando Museum of Art, Orlando, FL; Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix, AZ; Mary and Leigh Block Museum of Art, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL.
About Face: Photographers’ Expansion on Conventional Face-Oriented Portraiture. The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL.
Das Wunder Mensch/Parameter of Life. Museum Moderner Kunst, Stiftung Wörlen, Passau, Germany.
Speaking with Hands: Photographs from the Buhl Collection. Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY. Traveled to: Guggenheim Museum Bilbao, Bilbao, Spain; Museum Folkwang, Essen, Germany; The State Russian Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia; Moscow Museum of Modern Art, Moscow, Russia.
Je m’installe aux Abattoirs. Les Abattoirs, Toulouse, France.

2003
A Clear Vision: Photographic Works from the F. C. Gundlach Collection. Deichtorhallen,
Hamburg, Germany. Donald Brooks: Designer for All Seasons. Parsons School of Design, New York, NY. Table Turners: Album Covers by Artists Who Hardly Do Album Covers. Track 16
Gallery, Santa Monica, CA. Global Village: The 60s. Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Montreal, Canada. The World Is How You See It: The Secret of Photography. Museum Altes Rathaus,
Ingelheim am Rhein, Germany. Affinities ... Now and Then. H&R Block Artspace, Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas
City, MO.

2002
Learning to Look: Photographs from the Ronna and Eric Hoffman Collection. Ronna and Eric Hoffman Collection Gallery of Contemporary Art, Lewis & Clark
College, Portland, OR. Portrait of the Art World: A Century of ARTnews Photographs. New-York Historical Society, New York, NY. Traveled to: International Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.; Elmhurst Art Museum, Elmhurst, IL; Museum of Fine Arts, Santa Fe, NM.
Americans: Masterpieces of American Photography. Museum Moderner Kunst, Stiftung Wörlen, Passau, Germany.
Seeing Things: Photographing Objects, 1850–2001. Victoria and Albert Museum, London, England.

2001
Dressing Up. Worcester Art Museum, Worcester, MA. The Contemporary Face: From Pablo Picasso to Alex Katz. Deichtorhallen, Hamburg,
Germany. More Than One. Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York, NY. Jacqueline Kennedy: The White House Years, Selections from the John F. Kennedy
Library and Museum. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY. Traveled to: John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum, Boston, MA; Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.; Musée de la Mode et du Textile, Paris, France; The Field Museum, Chicago, IL.
Still Lifes and Portraits: Photographs from the Manfred Heiting Collection. Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam, Netherlands.

1999
Rock Style. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY. Audrey Hepburn: A Woman, the Style. Museo Salvatore Ferragamo, Florence, Italy.
Traveled to: Powerhouse Museum, Sydney, Australia. The Century of the Body: Photoworks 1900 to 1999. Musée de l’Élysée, Lausanne,
Switzerland.
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1998
Alexey Brodovitch: Layout Photography. Maison Européenne de la Photographie, Paris, France.

1997
The Warhol Look/Glamour Style. Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, Oct. 31, 1997–Jan. 18, 1998.

1996
Collection in Context: Selected Contemporary Photographs of Hands from the Collection of Henry M. Buhl. Thread Waxing Space, New York, NY. Traveled to: Ohio
Wesleyan University, Delaware, OH; The Parrish Art Museum, Southampton, NY; Colorado University Art Museum, Boulder, CO; Houston Center of Photography, Houston, TX; Albin O. Kuhn Library & Gallery, Baltimore, MD; Foundation Claude Verdan, Lausanne, Switzerland.

1992
On the Edge: One Hundred Years of Vogue. New York Public Library, New York, NY.

1991
Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, PA (through 1992)

1988
The Art of Persuasion: A History of Advertising Photography. International Center of Photography, New York, NY. Printemps Ginza, Tokyo, Japan; Keihan Department Store, Moriguchi City, Japan; Photokina, Cologne, Germany; George Eastman House, International Museum of Photography and Film, Rochester, NY; University of Houston, Houston, TX; New Visions Gallery, Marshfield, WI.

1985
The New York School: Photographs 1935–1963. Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
Images of Excellence. I.B.M. Gallery of Science and Art, New York, NY. Traveled to: North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh, NC; Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, CA; Cedar Rapids Museum of Art, Cedar Rapids, IA; Minnesota Museum of Art, St. Paul, MN; Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo, OH; George Eastman House, International Museum of Photography and Film, Rochester, NY.
Arbus Avedon Sander. The Light Factory, Charlotte, NC.

1984
About Face. South Texas Institute for the Arts, Corpus Christi, TX. Traveled to: The Nave Museum, Victoria, TX; Museum of Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX.

1981
Acquisitions 1973–1980. George Eastman House, International Museum of
Photography and Film, Rochester, NY. Inside/Out: Self Beyond Likeness. Newport Harbor Art Museum, Newport Beach, CA.
Traveled to: Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR; Joslyn Art Museum, Omaha,
NE

1980
Transamerica Pyramid, San Francisco, CA.

1979
American Portraits of the Sixties and Seventies. Aspen Center for the Visual Arts, Aspen, CO.

1977
History of Fashion Photography. George Eastman House, International Museum of Photography and Film, Rochester, NY. Traveled to: Brooklyn Museum,
Brooklyn, NY; The Art Institute of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH; Museum of Fine
Arts, St. Petersburg, FL. Appearances. Marlborough Gallery, New York, NY.

1976
Remarkable American Women: 1776–1976. International Center of Photography, New York, NY.

1974
Photography in America. Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY.

1971
Fashion Plate. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY.

1970
The Universal Eye. Eastman Kodak Pavilion, Expo ’70, Osaka, Japan.
Fotoportret. Gemeentemuseum Den Haag, The Hague, The Netherlands.

1969
Portrait Photographs. The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY.

1968
Rhodes National Gallery, Salisbury, Rhodesia (now Harare, Zimbabwe).

1967
Homage to Marilyn Monroe. Sidney Janis Gallery, New York, NY.
Masterpieces of Portrait Photography. Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA.
Photography in the Fine Arts V. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY.

1965
Section d’art Photographique du Musée Réattu: Inauguration de la Collection Permanente. Musée Réattu, Arles, France.
Glamour Portraits. The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY. Photography in the Fine Arts: Museum Directors’ Selections for the 1965 World’s Fair
Exhibition. Kodak Pavilion, New York, NY.

1964
The Photographer’s Eye. The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY.

1963
Photography in the Fine Arts IV. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY.

1961
Photography in the Fine Arts III. The Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minneapolis, MN.

1960
Photography in the Fine Arts II. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY.

1959
Photography in the Fine Arts I. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY.

1955
The Family of Man. The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY. Traveled
internationally, 1955–1963.

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