Author(s): Norma Stevens
A intimate biography of Richard Avedon, the legendary fashion and portrait photographer who ohelped define America's image of style, beauty and cultureo (The New York Times) by his longtime collaborator and business partner Norma Stevens and award-winning author Steven M. L. Aronson.
Norma Stevens was an advertising copywriter when she became Richard Avedon's business partner in 1976, which she remained until his death in 2004. In his will, Avedon named her director of the newly founded Richard Avedon Foundation, which she ran for five years. a Steven M. L. Aronson, who first met Richard Avedon in 1970, is the author of Hype and the co-author of Savage Grace. He contributed the text for the Taschen edition of the oeuvre of the iconic photographer Peter Beard. His work has appeared in Vanity Fair, Vogue, Interview, New York, Esquire, Architectural Digest, and The Nation.