Bob Richardson
[Photographer, b. 1928, Brooklyn, New York, d. 2005, New York.]

 I have always photographed loneliness because that is my life. 
 I wanted to put reality in my photographs. Sex, drugs and rock ‘n’ roll. That’s what was happening. And I was going to help make it happen. Boy, they did not want that in America. 
 [Steven] Meisel is Avedon without a dick.