We acknowledge the Gadigal of the Eora Nation, the traditional custodians of the Country on which the Art Gallery of NSW stands.

Title

Juan Patricio Lóobato, Carney, Rocky Ford, Colorado, 8/23/80

1985

Artist

Richard Avedon

United States of America

1923 - 2004

No image
  • Details

    Date
    1985
    Media category
    Photograph
    Materials used
    gelatin silver print
    Edition
    2/6
    Dimensions
    142.88 x 114.94 cm image; 151.77 x 120.02 cm frame
    Signature & date

    Signed and numbered 2/6 en verso

    Credit
    Gift of Peter Norton 2021
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    53.2021
    Copyright
    © Estate of Richard Avedon
    Artist information
    Richard Avedon

    Works in the collection

    1

    Share
  • About

    Richard Avedon’s portraits, often shot against a white backdrop without props or embellishments, featured people from a broad cross section of American society including celebrities, politicians, workers, participants in the civil rights movement, and anti-war protesters. Juan Patricio Lóobato, Carney, Rocky Ford, Colorado, 8/23/80 features in Avedon’s 1985 book titled In the American West. Commencing in 1979, Avedon travelled throughout the western states of America with a an 8x10 view camera and a tripod, visiting 189 towns over the course of five years and photographing 792 people.