ELIZABETH AVEDON is an independent curator and author specialized in photography. The former Director of Photo-Eye Gallery, Santa Fe; Creative Director for The Gere Foundation; and Art Director for Polo Ralph Lauren advertising, Elizabeth has received awards and recognition for her exhibition design and publishing projects, including the retrospective exhibition and book, “Avedon: 1949–1979” for the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Dallas Museum of Fine Arts, among others; “Richard Avedon: In the American West” for the Amon Carter Museum, the Corcoran Gallery of Art, and The Art Institute of Chicago; and exhibition designs for the Estate of Diane Arbus, the de Menil Collection,Texas and the Leica Gallery, New York.
Ms. Avedon recently created the publication, “fossils of light + time,” for the Detroit Center for Contemporary Photography; curated the 2016 Peter Urban Legacy Exhibition for the Griffin Museum of Photography; and is on the 2017 jury for the 8th Edition of the Carmignac Photojournalism Award in Paris. She wrote,"Self Portrait: My Impressions of Vivian Maier" for John Maloof’s book, "Vivian Maier: Self Portraits” and is a regular contributor to 'L'Oeil de la Photographie' magazine, profiling notable leaders in the world of Photography.
“The Twitter feed of master photo book designer, curator and author Elizabeth Avedon is a one-stop shop for the best and latest in photography. As a hub of the photographic world, Avedon’s feed surfaces must-see photography exhibits, the most interesting photo events and content from her equally excellent blog where she frequently interviews the industry’s most legendary figures.” —Mia Tramz, TIME Magazine
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