Avedon, Richard

Richard Avedon was a Jewish New York photographer born on May 15th, 1923. He began his involvement with photography at age 12 when he became a member of the “Camera Club” of the Hebrew Young Men Association. At school, he edited the school magazine “The Magpie” with his friend James Baldwin, who would later contribute […]

Read More Avedon, Richard

Adolfo

The hatter and designer Adolfo F. Sardiña was born in Havana, Cuba, in 1933. In 1948 with the help of his aunt Maria Lopez, he moved to New York, where he began working as an apprentice at Bergdorf Goodman. In 1951 he moved to Paris, and began to work with Balenciaga. He then moved back to […]

Read More Adolfo