A new document released by the Foundation claims Avedon: Something Personal contains mistakes ranging from the photographer’s hair color to the dates of major exhibitions.
Avedon and Baldwin’s 1964 photobook, with a new introduction by Hilton Als, resonates profoundly today.
According to the photographer’s foundation, the newly released biography Avedon: Something Personal, “is filled with countless inaccuracies.”
Walking through In the Studio: Photographs, a three-part show organized by Peter Galassi, former Chief Curator of Photography at New York’s Museum of Modern Art, and spread over several floors of the Gagosian empire on Madison Avenue, the underlying themes of accumulation, storage, labeling, and just plain looking remind us how artists often surround themselves with visual repertories.
Very few figures in fashion have embodied the archetype of the talented and tortured artist like Yves Saint Laurent.