Richard Avedon <sup></sup>

Richard Avedon

This summer, Kunsthal Rotterdam presents a large-scale overview of the American photographer Richard Avedon (1923-2004). The exhibition Relationships highlights both Avedon's groundbreaking contribution to fashion photography and his characteristic portrait photography in more than one hundred and thirty photos. His powerful, expressive portraits include writer Truman Capote, actress Marlene Dietrich, musician Bob Dylan, artist Andy Warhol, and actress and model Nastassja Kinski. Relationships is a celebration of Avedon's innovation and creativity and shows how the photographer can uniquely capture the complexity and fragility of human relationships.

Richard Avedon is a pioneer in the field of fashion and portrait photography. During his career, he often photographs his models several times at different times in their lives, revealing the developments in the character of the subjects and the unique relationship between photographer and subject. In the exhibition Richard Avedon: Relationships you will become acquainted with the broad oeuvre of the master photographer, gain insight into his working method and discover how Avedon's characteristic portraits of world-famous actors, dancers, artists and literary greats are still influential within the world today. photography.

All dates

1 Jun - 6 Oct
Kunsthal Rotterdam

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