Richard Avedon, "Murals and Portraits"

Richard Avedon, "Murals and Portraits"
Courtesy of Gagosian Richard Avedon, "Allen Ginsberg and Peter Orlovsky with Brendan Behan and Beatrice ffrench-Salkeld, poets, playwright, and painter, New York, September 28, 1960"
The 1960s are recalled in these giant group portraits by Avedon, in which the figures are life-size. Among the subjects are Warhol and his hangers-on from the Factory, Allen Ginsberg and his family, the Chicago Seven and the U.S. diplomatic mission to Saigon during the Vietnam War.


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