Richard Avedon (Death and the Maiden)

He did a “playful” series for The New Yorker, with this model and skeleton. This one I liked. Here the Grim Reaper holds the mirror.


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Hello, and welcome. I'm writing this blog under an alias. Why an alias? I started to write what may be described as an "American Gothic" novel (sort of Henry James/ Franz Kafka with violence) with some autobiographical details. ..when I started this blog I just decided to use the alias. This blog is about art and art history, but my interests also include literature, film analysis, psychology, forensic psychology, faerie tale analysis, cognitive therapy, cognitive linguistics, classical theater, World War II, and Russian and British history. My favorite writers include Kafka, the Brontes, and Philip K Dick. Thank you for reading this blog and I will happily reply to any comments.
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9 Responses to Richard Avedon (Death and the Maiden)

  1. I like mirrors…is that what is on the other side

  2. marblenecltr says:

    I missed Avedon’s “The New Yorker” series, and this is an Avedon I did not know. As with his black and whites with a Rolleiflex or larger format, this, too, is great.

  3. thefeatheredsleep says:

    That girl is my doupleganger. Love the juxtaposition. From the Bad Spelling Jew xxxx

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