Richard Avedon for The New Yorker

Richard Avedon for The New Yorker

In Memory of the Late Mr. and Mrs. Comfort, a fable by .  Featuring model Nadja Auermann and a friendly skeleton companion, originally appearing in The New Yorker, November 6, 1995.

Richard Avedon for The New Yorker

Richard Avedon for The New Yorker

Richard Avedon for The New Yorker

Richard Avedon for The New Yorker

Richard Avedon for The New Yorker

Richard Avedon for The New Yorker

Richard Avedon for The New Yorker

Richard Avedon for The New Yorker

Richard Avedon for The New Yorker

Richard Avedon for The New Yorker

Richard Avedon for The New Yorker

Richard Avedon for The New Yorker

Richard Avedon for The New Yorker

Richard Avedon for The New Yorker

Richard Avedon for The New Yorker

Richard Avedon for The New Yorker

Richard Avedon for The New Yorker

Richard Avedon for The New Yorker

Richard Avedon for The New Yorker

Richard Avedon for The New Yorker

  • http://www.visualreserve.com/ David Bean

    Absolutely gorgeous!!!!!

  • http://www.jeremycharles.com Jeremy

    Can’t believe these. Stunning. Viva Avedon!

  • http://www.photogchannel.com Ben

    holy crap! every picture is better than the last

  • http://robahern.com.au Rob ahern

    Really beautiful work, long live Avedon and Leibovitz.

  • http://www.flickr.com/photos/amrodessouki amro dessouki

    Simply gorgeous

  • http://www.flickr.com/photos/igorotourdeforce/ Igor O.

    tetric and sublime perversion of Life and Death
    You are the MAN, Avedon
    cold kisses on your mouth

  • http://www.aprilmcmillan.com/ April McMillan

    Wow!

    I LOVE this… Its so outside of Avedon’s signature style range, but its still very modern and timeless. I feel like these photos could be posted in September 2010 Vogue.

    Avedon… Avedon… Avedon… R.I.P.

  • Cape Town Puppet

    This has just become my second favourite shoot ever, after von Unwerth’s “Revenge”..

    Thanks for sharing! Rest in peace, master Avedon!

  • http://mpeter.info/ martin

    Awesome!!! love it

  • miguel angel

    I don’t see the ART QUESTION!, come on! SNOB PEOPLE