Richard Avedon: Photographer of Influence at Nassau County Museum of Art

ROSLYN HARBOR, NY.- Richard Avedon: Photographer of Influence, on view at Nassau County Museum of Art from May 21, 2011 through September 4, 2011, showcases more than 50 photographs by the legendary artist. The exhibition celebrates Avedon’s storied career in which he embraced the worlds of both magazine and museum, pioneering a vision of photography as a two-sided mirror that reflects both the subject and the photographer. Richard Avedon: Photographer of Influence was organized by the Center for Creative Photography, University of Arizona with the cooperation of The Richard Avedon Foundation, New York. The installation of the exhibition at Nassau County Museum of Art will run alongside a presentation of fashion and photography in film. Richard Avedon (1923-2004) was one of the great image-makers