Avedon’s America

August 12, 2017 – October 9, 2017 all-day America/New York Timezone
Guild Hall
158 Main Street
East Hampton
New York 11937
Barbara-Jo Howard 

Displaying over fifty years of Richard Avedon’s photographic career, the show is a comprehensive presentation of black and white images that are as visually striking as they are psychologically intriguing. Avedon’s work stands as a testament to his dedicated desire to understand the unifying beauty in diversity. In consideration of the current global political landscape, Avedon’s America is a decidedly timely exhibit, focused on America and its disparate people. The breadth of portraits on view inspires a deeper understanding of the many characters, ideas, and relationships that shaped the cultural discourse of 20th century America. From the Civil and Women’s Rights Movements to the Vietnam War, and with pioneering figures in visual, performing, and literary arts, subjects include William F. Buckley, John Cage, Janis Joplin, Florence Kennedy, China Machado, Malcolm X, Hillary Clinton, and Donald Trump.

Saturday August 12, 5-7 pm
Private GH Member Reception
Exclusively for Guild Hall Members and Guests. For more information call Membership at 631.324.0806.

Lead Sponsors: The Calvin Klein Family Foundation, Dayton Ritz &Osborne and Chubb Insurance, Suffolk County, Fern and Lenard Tessler; Co-Sponsors: Eileen Kornreich, Joyce F. Menschel, Joan and Lucio Noto, PACE. FREE MUSEUM ADMISSION GENEROUSLY FUNDED BY BRIDGEHAMPTON NATIONAL BANK AND LANDSCAPE DETAILS Moran & Woodhouse Gallery.