• A New Exhibition Of Richard Avedon's Work Documents A Changing America

    2 days ago - By 10 magazine

    The Bronx, New York, sometime in the late 1930s, and a young Richard Avedon befriends a young James Baldwin. They are both students at DeWitt Clinton High School and, despite their adolescence, find themselves with similar preoccupations - namely, a concern for the world around them, and the issues of race, morality and war that would define their later work.
    That embryonic friendship would bring the pair together almost thirty years later, when, in 1963, whilst shooting Baldwin for a magazine, Avedon suggested they document life in a fraught and changing America through a book. And so...
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