Portraits of Power By Richard Avedon - Steidl
Published posthumously, this monograph by the master of portraiture charts a turbulent half-century of American political history. The mostly black-and-white collection begins with "William Casby, born in slavery, Louisiana, 1963" and concludes with "Barack Obama, Illinois State Senator, Massachusetts, 2004". Awesome. Price: £30
Chosen by Rebecca Armstrong
– 04 April 2009
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