10 Total Quotes

Richard Avedon Quotes

I always prefer to work in the studio. It isolates people from their environment. They become in a sense... symbolic of themselves. I often feel that people come to me to be photographed as they would go to a doctor or a fortune teller - to find out how they are.
Richard Avedon
#Environment

My portraits are more about me than they are about the people I photograph.
Richard Avedon
#People #American Photographer

All photographs are accurate. None of them is the truth.
Richard Avedon
#Truth #American Photographer

Just advertising departments with legs and high heels.
Richard Avedon
#American Photographer #Advertising

Sometimes I think all my pictures are just pictures of me. My concern is... the human predicament; only what I consider the human predicament may simply be my own.
Richard Avedon
#American Photographer

I think all art is about control - the encounter between control and the uncontrollable.
Richard Avedon
#American Photographer #Art