Avedon and France @ BNF

Avedon and France @ BNF

Bibliothèque National de France pays tribute to Richard Avedon, famous American fashion photographer and portraitist; known in particular for his pictures for Harper’s Bazaar magazine, his portraits of Marylin Monroe, Catherine Deneuve among many others...

Through this exhibition, the BNF wanted to focus on the strong link that Richard Avedon had with France.

From his collaborations with the magazines Harper’s Bazaar and Egoiste to his various portraits of french personalities like Isabelle Adjani or Jean Cocteau: it is more than 200 pieces, illustrating this unique connection that will be presented to the public.

France by Avedon: Old world, New Look From October 18th 2016 to February 27th 2017 at BnF