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Norma Stevens

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Norma Stevens was a copywriter and creative director in advertising when Richard Avedon wooed her to become his studio director in 1976. She collaborated with him on all his commercial, editorial, and fine-art projects and traveled the world with him for his ad campaigns and museum exhibitions. At his death, in 2004, she became the founding executive director of the Richard Avedon Foundation, which she led for five years. She is a longtime board member of the Twyla Tharp Dance Foundation.

Books by Norma Stevens

Avedon

An intimate biography of Richard Avedon, the legendary fashion and portrait photographer who 'helped define America’s image of style, beauty and culture' (The New York Times) by his long-time collaborator and business partner, Norma Stevens, and award-winning author Steven M. L. Aronson.

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