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Tubular Elegance
  • Richard Avedon
    born: New York, New York, United States ; died: San Antonio, Texas, United States ; active: United States
  • Tubular Elegance, circa 1960
  • published in Esquire magazine, October 1960, page 104
  • Where object was made: United States
  • gelatin silver print, airbrushing
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 34.2 x 26.7 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 13 7/16 x 10 1/2 in
    Mat Dimensions: 20 x 16 in
  • Gift of Esquire, Inc.
  • Not on display
  • 1980.0861

Profile of blond woman (identified in Esquire magazine as Tammy Grimes) with head thrown back. Her shoulders are in a position which makes her chest and back look flat.