Richard Avedon was born on May 15, 1923 in New York City
and dead in October 1, 2004
in San Antonio (USA
Richard Avedon was best known for his work in the fashion world and for his minimalist portraits.
He worked first as a photographer for the Merchant Marines, taking identification photos.
He then moved to fashion, shooting for Harper's Bazaar and Vogue,
demanding that his models convey emotion and movement, a departure from the norm of motionless fashion photography.