Richard Avedon's Only US Exhibit Comes to Philly in April

Richard Avedon's Only US Exhibit Comes to Philly in April

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Tara Bellucci
Mar 7, 2015
(Image credit: Richard Avedon c/o The Richard Avedon Foundation)

Fashion and portrait photographer Richard Avedon will have an exhibit at Philadelphia's National Museum of American Jewish History. It consists of four portrait murals inspired by the revolutionary atmosphere of the 1960s and early 1970s, and a series of 68 portraits entitled The Family, originally published in Rolling Stone magazine on the eve of the 1976 election.

Richard Avedon: Family Affairs | NMAJH

Image shown: Allen Ginsberg’s Family, Paterson, New Jersey, May 3, 1970

© The Richard Avedon Foundation

From the Collection of The Israel Museum, Jerusalem

Gift of the American Contemporary Art Foundation, Leonard A. Lauder, President, to American Friends of the Israel Museum, Jerusalem

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