Features Avedon's extended projects on civil rights in the 1960s; the American anti-war movement and the war in Vietnam from 1969-1971; a retrospective homage to the Kennedy family, published in The New Yorker in 1993; and his final photo-essay, "Democracy, " surveying the American state of mind during the politically-fractious time prior to the country's 2004 presidential election. Except for a handful of color shots (a portrait of Barack Obama from 2004) most of these 180 photos employ Avedon's signature plain white backdrop and frontal, direct gaze. With three substantial essays. Quarto; Hardcover in dust jacket. Shelved in Photographers or Front Table. CONDITION NOTES: Thick folio in burgundy cloth with white DJ in brodart; burgundy letters on spine; VG/VG; . Dupont.
Near Fine in Fine jacket. Beautifully well-kept copy. With full page illustrations of iconic mostly black and white Avedon photographs. Images are of cultural and especially political figures. Pages with a tad of fading to borders. Maroon covers bright as new in crisp neat jacket. Oversize & heavy book. Benefits the Friends of the Albany, Ca library.
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