Art Brokerage: Sid Avery American Artist: Sid Avery was an American photographer and director who was best known for capturing the private moments of legendary Hollywood celebrities like Elizabeth Taylor, Rock Hudson, James Dean, Marlon Brando. The renowned photographer was one of the greatest names working in Hollywood from the 1940s to 1960s and became known for his candid portraits of the stars. He made history as the only photographer to shoot both the original 1960 cast of Ocean's Eleven and the 2001 remake, recreating his iconic group shot around the pool table. Avery was also responsible for establishing mptvimages: the Motion Picture and Television Photo Archive. Run today by Avery's son, Ron, this publication has been produced together with mptvimages with full access granted to the depths of the archive. This complete anthology of Avery's work includes outtakes and contact sheets, with over half of the material never-before-seen. All images are reproduced to the finest quality yet seen in print. Sid Avery was one of the biggest names in Hollywood portraiture in the 1950s and 1960s. He later also became one of the top names in advertising photography, as well as a successful commercial director. In the 1980s, he established the Motion Picture and Television Photo Archive. Avery's son, Ron, has continued this legacy and under his ownership, mptvimages is today recognized as one of greatest archives of Hollywood imagery. Listings wanted.