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Must see: 'Avedon: Women' at Gagosian Beverly Hills

Must see: 'Avedon: Women' at Gagosian Beverly Hills

Richard Avedon was one of the most accomplished photographers of the last 50 years and a new solo exhibition of his work at the Gagosian Gallery in Beverly Hills, "Avedon: Women," explores his interpretations of beauty, both conventional and unconventional.  There are more than 100 images in the show, ranging from a portrait of artist June Leaf (1975), which is beautiful in its unvarnished earthiness, to highly stylized fashion photos of models Penelope Tree, Suzy Parker, China Machado and Twiggy.  "What you start to see when you look at all these photos is that it wasn’t about traditional notions of beauty," says Kara Vander Weg, one of the...

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