Avedon Warhol: February 9-April 23, 2016, Gagosian London
"My camera and I, together we have the power to confer or to take away." --Richard Avedon"They always say time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself." --Andy Warhol Artists Richard Avedon (1923–2004) and Andy Warhol (1928–1987) came to prominence in a time of profound change around the world. Amid that political and social upheaval, both men became renowned for their work, elucidating themes of portraiture, celebrity, gender, politics, and religion. Avedon brought the personality of the sitter to the forefront, revealing his subjects’ inner selves. Warhol created por- traits and images that were emotionally opaque, glamorous and impersonal. Avedon and Warhol knew one another, and each had an abiding belief in the power of the image to seduce, amuse, and shock . They created original visions of the world around them, becoming two of the most influential artists of the 20th century. This book, published by Gagosian Gallery, accompanies an exhibition at Gagosian, Britannia Street, London, Feb 9-April 23, 2016.
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|Grouped Work ID||43b950e2-faa6-fd96-1a16-78243ed5dd11|
|Grouping Title||avedon warhol february 9 april 23 2016 gagosian london|
|Grouping Author||avedon richard|
|Last Grouping Update||2019-11-15 12:54:38PM|
|Last Indexed||2019-12-12 04:44:23AM|
|auth_author2||Bracewell, Michael, 1958-|
Merjian, Ara H., 1974-
Vander Weg, Kara,
Warhol, Andy, 1928-1987,
|author2-role||Bracewell, Michael,1958-writer of added text.|Writer of added text|
Gagosian Gallery (London, England),host institution.
Graphic Thought Facility (Design Studio),designer.
Merjian, Ara H.,1974-writer of added text.|Writer of added text
Vander Weg, Kara,organizer.|Organizer
|detailed_location_arlington||Central Adult Nonfiction|
|owning_library_arlington||Arlington Public Library|
Connection Crystal City
|subject_facet||Avedon, Richard -- Exhibitions|
Celebrities -- United States -- Portraits -- Exhibitions
Portrait photography -- Exhibitions
Warhol, Andy, -- 1928-1987 -- Exhibitions
|title_display||Avedon Warhol : February 9-April 23, 2016, Gagosian London|
|title_full||Avedon Warhol : February 9-April 23, 2016, Gagosian London Avedon, Richard,|
|title_sub||February 9-April 23, 2016, Gagosian London|