FrontRunners: Editors’ Choice

  • Photo by The Richard Avedon Foundation
    Richard Avedon’s Dovima with Elephants photograph. Photo by The Richard Avedon Foundation

    On November 20, Christie’s Paris will auction off 65 works by American photographer Richard Avedon (1923–2004), best known for his black-and-white portrait photography featured in magazines such as Vogue and Harper’s Bazaar. Avedon: Photographs from the Richard Avedon Foundation (www.christies.com) will feature many of Avedon’s most famous photos, including a portrait of Marilyn Monroe. Dovima with Elephants was shot in 1955 at Cirque d’Hiver in Paris and is expected to sell for $500,000 to $700,000. The auction will be held during the Paris Photo festival, which runs from November 18 to 21.

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