Richard Avedon


a new exhibit celebrates the life of james baldwin

‘God Made My Face: A Collective Portrait of James Baldwin,’ curated by Hilton Als, opens this week at the David Zwirner Gallery.
Nicole DeMarco

how france inspired richard avedon

As a new exhibition at the BNF looks to explore the links between Avedon and France, we celebrate the iconic, avant-garde American fashion photographer.
Malou Briand Rautenberg

this photographer captures teen girls from the perspective of the obsessed boys in ‘the virgin suicides’

Maxime Imbert’s photographs are as mysterious and beguiling as your favorite Sofia Coppola film.
Zio Baritaux

richard avedon's unseen 90s casting videos with kate moss and james king go on show

The exhibition 'Richard Avedon — Moving Image' taps a treasure trove of humorous short films and honest casting interviews to explore the legendary American photographer's obsession with personality.
Hannah Ongley

66 long-lost polaroids of madonna in '83 show a mega star on the verge

Photographer Richard Corman looks back on meeting and shooting the charismatic East Village club kid as she was poised for stratospheric stardom.
Rory Satran

i-Cons: calvin klein

In a nation marked by change, one name emerged to become a constant figure in American fashion for over four decades. From the sexual energy of his Studio 54 days to his iconic campaigns with Richard Avedon, Bruce Weber and, of course, Kate Moss, this...
i-D Staff

beautiful, euphoric photos of new york's early-90s fashion scene

For four years, photographer Nick Waplington spent his days documenting Christy Turlington and Naomi Campbell during fittings at Isaac Mizrahi’s Soho fashion studio, and his nights (and early mornings) shooting the drag queens and DJs of New York’s...
Alice Newell-Hanson

why young artists are returning to drawing in the digital age

At the big museum shows opening alongside Frieze this year, you’d struggle to find much evidence of one of art’s most unsung and low-key practices – drawing. But look a little deeper and you’ll find young artists are experimenting with it in innovative...
Felix Petty
Adam Fletcher

one girl, 15 photographers. Tao Okamoto 15 opens at hudson studios for one day only

15 years in the modelling industry. 15 interpretations of one supermodel by 15 super photographers including Daniel Sannwald, Jeff Bark and Victor Demarchelier. The #30, The Wolverine and Batman vs. Superman (set for release 2016) star and...
Felicity Kinsella

when lily interviewed kristen

When Kristen McMenamy shot onto the modelling scene in the late 80s, her bleached eyebrows, big lips, strong nose and dramatically short haircut caught the fashion industry by storm. The Pennsylvanian born supermodel has since flown the flag high for...
i-D Team

world's first non-caucasian model, china machado, returns to fashion

In the 1950s, China Machado made fashion history as the world’s first non-Caucasian model. She went on to model for the great couture houses of Paris, before relocating to New York and working exclusively as Richard Avedon’s muse. China recently...
Holly Shackleton