Publisher Note

Photographer Laura Wilson, who worked with Richard Avedon during the six years he was making In the American West, combines images she made during the session with entries from her journal to show Avedon's working methods. 91 duotone photographs.

Laura Wilson is in her mid-thirties, studied in Oxford and London, worked for a short time as a teacher and later as a nonfiction editor for a few years until she became famous overnight as a crime writer. Her first novel, "A Little Death", received hymnic praise not only from the press but also from famous colleagues such as Donna Leon, Ruth Rendell, Val McDermid and Frances Fyfield. Laura Wilson, who has also written several children's history books, lives in North Essex and is now writing her fourth book. "A Pure Heart" is her third novel.


Avedon at Work in the American West

by Laura Wilson

Edition 5th edition
Release Date 2018
Artist: Laura Wilson
ISBN-13: 978-0-292-70193-9
Subform Photobook
Topics History Of Photography, Portrait
Language English
Dimensions 23.5 × 28.5 × 2.0 cm
Pages 132
Technique Offset