Monday, March 31, 2008

Leibovitz Exhibit...Don't Miss It!

Annie Leibovitz is one of the most influential photographers of our time. Photographs of nude pregnant Demi Moore and Queen Elizabeth are incredible works of art, which have put Leibovitz on the map. Leibovitz has photographed just about every celebrity who is anyone, including Brad Pitt, Johnny Depp, Kate Moss, Chris Rock, Nicole Kidman, Leonardo DiCaprio, and the list goes on. Leibovitz has worked for extremely large magazines that include Vogue, Vanity Fair, and Rolling Stone. Her amazing collection of works does not solely focused on famous people. In her exhibition at San Francisco’s Legion of Honor, some of the most beautiful photographs are of her family and friends, including author Susan Sontag. The exhibit features 175 of Leibovitzs’ photographs from 1990-2005. From her smiling baby daughter to her best friends dead body, each picture has something to offer.

I have been a huge fan of Leibovitz for as long as I can remember. When I saw the nude of Demi Moore photo, I was hooked. Not because Moore was beautiful or sexy, but because the composition and angle and everything about the photograph was perfect. Leibovitz is constantly taking photographs of beautiful people; however, when I look at the pictures the famous people seem to fade into the background and it is so much more about the photo itself.

If you love Leibovitz’s amazing photography as much as I do, you cannot miss the Legion Of Honor exhibition. It gives you the chance to see an amazing collection of work by one of the most influential photographer’s of our time. The exhibit will only be at the museum in San Francisco through May 25st…so hurry!