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In Memory of the Late Mr. and Mrs. Comfort

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Photo series by Richard Avedon for a 1995 issue of the New Yorker.  Be warned, super massive photo post after the jump.

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Images via Wicked Halo

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  1. I stumbled across your post as I wanted to find these photos – thanks so much for posting. Saw the Avedon Fashion exhibition at the International Center for Photography in NYC yesterday – they feature 4 or 5 of this series. Avedon was a true artist.
    (My favorite is the 13th.)

  2. Now, to those with pretentions to being picture makers…. this is what making pictures is all about!
    Thank you so very much for this awe inspiring pictorial.
    The Baldchemist

  3. The pictures are marvelous and show the fleeting nature of human beauty. In a few years all those gorgeous women will be transformed into the bony figures they are posing with. Kudos for such a great depiction of profound reality.

  4. OH MY GOD. This shoot is SO EPIC, I’m reposting some of these on my blog for “Eye Candy Friday”. I hope that’s OK, I’ll give credit of course! xx

  5. by fare one of the greatest photo series’ ever. a personal favorite, to be sure.

    also, who knew a dress made out of what appears to be an orange comforter could be so… so… awesome?

  6. Thank you for posting these! I tore them out of the paper and posted them all over my room during high school and college. I was mourning their absence in my life just last week…my favorite was the “banishment” photo (second from bottom).

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