Richard Avedon
  • Kennedys

    "The Kennedys: Portrait of a Family" offers a new vision of the Camelot legacy: More than 60 never-before-published photos of John and Jacqueline Kennedy with their children John and Caroline captured by legendary photographer Richard Avedon.
    Richard Avedon
  • Kennedys

    The photo session with Richard Avedon was held just weeks before President Kennedy's inauguration.
    Richard Avedon
  • Kennedys

    Photographer Richard Avedon donated his pictures to the Smithsonian Institution in the 1960s; about 40 years later, the museum decided it was the right time to put them on public display.
    Richard Avedon
  • Kennedys

    Avedon removed everything from the photographs but the family -- instead of photographing them engaged in some activity or using them to give the photos context, he photographed against a blank white background.
    Richard Avedon
  • Kennedys

    Caroline Kennedy was 3 years old during the photo shoot with Avedon.
    Richard Avedon
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