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10/01/2004: "Richard Avedon 1923-2004"

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"RICHARD AVEDON has died at the age of 81. The legendary fashion and portrait photographer suffered a brain haemorrhage in Texas, while working on an assignment for The New Yorker, the magazine which made him their first ever staff photographer in 1992, under Tina Brown..."READ MORE
I have to admit that this story has actually made me tear up. I don't remember that last time the death of someone that I've never met has done that. I guess I'm just a true photo geek at heart.

Replies: 4 have commented

We should all be so lucky to leave such an impressive record; even if it is "Just advertising departments with legs and high heels", Richard Avedon. It still looks good to me.

Jeff said @ 10/01/2004 11:36 AM PST

Perhaps even more odd is how very sorry I am that one of your icons has passed.

Megan said @ 10/01/2004 06:25 PM PST

I hope you caught/catch it (since you're on the west coast), but Sunday Morning on CBS just did a really nice piece in tribute to Richard Avedon.

Megan said @ 10/03/2004 06:43 AM PST

Doh! I missed it. It was on at 6 am here. I mean, I was awake, but not up.

Brooks said @ 10/03/2004 08:55 AM PST

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