Richard Avedon Exhibit Proves an Organized Masterpiece in SFMOMA’s Cluttered Collections.
By Emily Ryles
The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (MOMA) is known for its questionable pieces that resemble children’s finger paintings or your grandmother’s knitted sweaters. Many MOMA goers often find themselves regarding these works of art with an “I could do that” attitude. However, this was nowhere near true at MOMA’s newest exhibit of Richard Avedon’s photographs. The late photographer’s portraits of everyone from the Beatles to a Santa Monica beach bum are far from DIY. In fact, many visitors to the museum were perplexed by how complicated, yet simple his portraits were. As oxymoronic as this may sound it is the only to describe Mr. Avedon’s legendary photos and the exhibit San Francisco MOMA has displayed.
By: Nick Hazelton
Simple and clean are two of the best words to describe the Richard Avedon exhibit at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (MoMA). Situated on the fourth floor, the exhibit takes up a whole wing and takes you on a journey through Avedon’s various and scattered portraits of many familiar faces.
By Brooke Barker
Many exhibits have come and gone to the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art but this summer one exhibit has captured the eyes of fashion and photography lovers.
This exhibit is that American photographer Richard Avedon who took some of the most iconic photographs in the 20th century. The exhibit displays over 200 photographs taken by Avedon that span from 1944-2004. Avedon’s exhibit proves to many doubters that photography and fashion can be art.