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Annie Leibovitz

(b. 1949)

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celebrity photography

celebrity photography  

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The idea of using photography to disseminate images of famous men and women is as old as the medium itself. From the rise of the daguerreotype in the 1840s, astute ...
Der Stern

Der Stern  

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German news magazine, founded in Hamburg in 1948, and one of the leading examples of its kind in post‐war Europe. Its motto, ‘Capture the moment’, reflected a journalistic philosophy similar ...
fashion photography

fashion photography  

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Fashion photography is an insidious profession. In art, it is what sex‐appeal is to love. Artifice can be a dangerous thing; when misapplied, the results are vulgar and tawdry. Its ...
Leibovitz, Annie

Leibovitz, Annie (2 Oct 1949)   Reference library

The Grove Encyclopedia of American Art

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2011
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Art & Architecture
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(b Waterbury, CT, 2 Oct 1949),

photographer. Born Anna-Lou Leibovitz, she was one of six siblings

Leibovitz, Annie

Leibovitz, Annie (b. 1949)   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to the Photograph

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2006
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Art & Architecture
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In the early 1970s, while studying at the San Francisco Art Institute, she began working for Rolling Stone, becoming

Leibovitz, Annie

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The Oxford Dictionary of Dance (2 ed.)

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2010
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Performing arts, Dance, Music
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US photographer. She studied at San Francisco Art Institute and became a freelance professional photographer in 1970, working for the Rolling Stones and for ...

performing arts and photography

performing arts and photography  

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For obvious technical reasons, photography of dramatic, dance, or musical performances was impossible during the medium's early history. But demand for photography of performers, along with those of ...
staged photography

staged photography  

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Involves a performance enacted before the camera, akin to the arrested dramas of tableaux vivants and poses plastiques. It embraces studio portraiture and other more or less elaborate, peopled ...

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