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Richard Avedon (b. 1923, New York City; d. 2004 San Antonio, Texas) was born and lived in New York City. He was one of the most significant fashion and portrait photographer of the last half-century and a chronicler of the New York Society, revolutionizing the fashion aesthetics of his time - he also made documentation photo series of the American depression. He worked for Harper's Bazaar, Vogue, New Yorker, Vanity Fair, amongst others.

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