When Gianni Versace was a baby, he stumbled upon a person of the late photographer Richard Avedon’s most well-identified photos: Dovima With Elephants, which portrayed the American supermodel in a Dior robe delicately keeping on to the animal’s trunk and ear. The photo enraptured the designer so considerably that Avedon became a preferred photographer of his—and they would go on to have a 20-calendar year collaboration with just one yet another.

Now, the Versace brand name is teaming with Avedon as soon as more—this time, for a book titled Richard Avedon, Relationships, out March 14 by the publishing household SKIRA, in collaboration with the Centre for Imaginative Photography and The Richard Avedon Basis. Avedon may be regarded as a single of the founding fathers of fashionable trend photography—but you’ve by no means found his functions like this. In Relationships, the celebrated portraitist’s most famed pieces are showcased along with lesser-recognized photographs: get, for instance, the portrait of Penelope Tree sporting an Ungaro mask or an arty, blurred impression of Malcolm X. The tome is a tribute to the function of Avedon, who revolutionized editorial trend shoots when he stopped portraying designs in static poses, favoring rather to clearly show them in additional practical environments. Within just the pages of this ebook, you will come across portraits of Marilyn Monroe, Andy Warhol, Bob Dylan, and quite a few a lot more legendary faces of the 20th century—most of whom were being photographed many periods at unique periods all over Avedon’s profession. Down below, a variety of legendary images from the book—and their lesser-acknowledged counterparts.

Richard Avedon, Carmen (Homage to Munkácsi), August 1957. The model wears a coat by Pierre Cardin, and was photographed at Spot François Premiere square in Paris.

Richard Avedon, Jean Shrimpton, January 1970. Shrimpton wears an night costume by Cardin.

Richard Avedon, John Lennon, August 11, 1967. Photographed in London.

Richard Avedon, Dovima With Elephants, August 1955. Dovima wears an night costume by Dior, and was photographed at Cirque d’Hiver in Paris.

Richard Avedon, Malcolm X, March 27, 1963. Photographed in New York.

Richard Avedon, Nastassja Kinski, June 14, 1981. Photographed in Los Angeles.

Richard Avedon, Penelope Tree, January 1968. Tree wears a mask by Emanuel Ungaro and was photographed at Avedon’s Paris studio.

Richard Avedon, Shoe by Perugia, August 1948. Area du Trocadéro, Paris.

Richard Avedon, Self Portrait, August 20, 1980. Photographed in Provo, Utah.