Annie Leibovitz

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Leibovitz, Annie

(lēb`əvĭts), 1949–, American photographer, b. Waterbury, Conn., as Anna-Lou Leibovitz. A celebrated portrait photographer, she began contributing photographs to Rolling Stone magazine in 1970, was named its chief photographer three years later, and became known for her images of rock personalities, notably a 1975 Rolling Stones concert tour series and a 1980 portrait of a nude John Lennon clinging to a clothed Yoko Ono. Leibovitz moved from reportage to a wider range of celebrity subjects when she became a principal photographer for Vanity Fair magazine in 1983. In the mid-1980s she also began photographing for corporate advertisers. Her arresting, usually posed, technically accomplished images of the famous and unknown, in deeply saturated color or modulated black and white, represent a broad survey of American popular culture. Her books include 1983 and 1991 collections, Olympic Portraits (1996), Women (1999), American Music (2003), and Annie Leibovitz at Work (2008). Annie Leibovitz: Photographs, 1970–1990 (1991), A Photographer's Life, 1990–2005 (2006), and Annie Leibovitz: Portraits 2005–2016 (2017) sample her work in cross-section.
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When it comes to portrait photography, Annie Liebowitz is my favourite," he said.
One photograph she did is a copy of the photo of the nude Lennon in fetal pose next to Yoko, apparently originally photographed by Annie Liebowitz hours before Lennon's death.
Presses, such as the few university presses that take a chance on women photographers (beyond the work of the same few tokens such as Nan Golden, Annie Liebowitz, and Sally Mann) need the kind of reviews that WRB can provide and for which, I believe, readers of WRB are eager.
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The "Columbia Tribute" painting sprang from this important undertaking and it now hangs beside two Warhols, a Peter Max, an Annie Liebowitz, and Prey's own "International Space Station" at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida.
n 1997: Supermodel Iman recreates the famous '40s picture of beauties by Irving Penn; but this time, all the models are black and the picture is taken by Annie Liebowitz.
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NEW YORK--Major works by Christo, Jenny Holzer, Annie Liebowitz, Jamie Wyeth, Marcia Gygli King, Tom Christopher, William Wegman and Louise Bourgeois were among the art, antiques and entertainment collectibles recently auctioned in Art for America, an event benefiting the Twin Towers fund.
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