by Richard Avedon and Anne Hollander
Hardcover, 246 pages, Harry N Abrams Inc, List Price: $100 |
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Brings together 125 tritone photographs of women, taken over a half century of changing social institutions and values, cultural ideals, popular styles, and high fashion, accompanied by an essay on the life and work of the great photographer.
December 2, 2005 With her gift book selections, NPR's Ketzel Levine will take you wandering through old maps and contemporary art galleries, courtside at the NBA, inside the minds of raucous high school kids, and into the embrace of poems.
November 30, 2005 "These photographs of women will knock you out cold, whether it's 50's model Suzy Parker in haute couture worthy of Cinderella or the iconic portrait of aristocrat Marella Agnella," writes senior correspondent Ketzel Levine about this Richard Avedon collection of photographs. Levine recommends it in her holiday gift-book roundup this year.
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