Annie Leibovitz: Photographs

Brings together a collection of seventy photographs--including portraits of musicians, writers, actors, and other celebrated personalities of American popular culture--taken by the chief photographer for "Rolling Stone" magazine over the past fifteen years Used book in Good Condition.

Annie Leibovitz: Photographs, 1970-1990

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Annie Leibovitz: Portraits 2005-2016

Each of the photographs documents contemporary culture with an artist's eye, wit, and an uncanny ability to personalize even the most recognizable and distinguished figures. Afterword by Annie Leibovitz. Annie leibovitz: portraits 2005-2016 is the photographer's follow-up to her two landmark books, 1970-1990 and A Photographer's Life, Annie Leibovitz: Photographs, 1990-2005.

In this new collection, leibovitz has captured the most influential and compelling figures of the last decade in the style that has made her one of the most beloved talents of our time. In this new collection from annie Leibovitz, one of the most influential photographers of our time, iconic portraits sit side by side never-before-published photographs.


Annie Leibovitz at Work

Text is based on conversations with Sharon Delano and it includes numerous color and black and white photographs of Leibovitz's work including the Yoko Ono-John Lennon picture. This is a hardcover book published with a dust jacket by Random House with a stated First Edition of 2008.

Annie Leibovitz. The Early Years, 1970-1983 Archive Project French Edition

Her portraits of politicians, businesspeople, performers, athletes, and royalty make up a gallery of our time, imprinted on our collective consciousness by both the singularity of their subjects and Leibovitz’s inimitable style. The catalogue to an installation at the luma foundation in Arles, France, Annie Leibovitz: The Early Years, 1970–1983 returns to Leibovitz’s origins.

For more than half a century, Annie Leibovitz has been taking culture-defining photographs. And with its rich archival aspects, it is also a tribute to an earlier time and a young photographer enmeshed in a culture that was itself in transition. In many ways, it’s a celebration of life on the road―the frenetic rhythms, the chance encounters, the meditative opportunities.

The meticulously and personally curated collection, including contact sheets and Polaroids, provides a vivid document both of Leibovitz’s development as a young artist and of a pivotal era. Leibovitz’s reportage-like photo stories for rolling stone, and counter-cultural developments as the Vietnam War protests, the launch of Apollo 17, which she began working for when she was still a student, Richard Nixon’s resignation in 1974, the presidential campaign of 1972, record such heady political, cultural, and the Rolling Stones on tour in 1975.

It begins with a moment of artistic revelation: the spontaneous shot that made Leibovitz think she could transition from painting to photography as her area of study at the San Francisco Art Institute. Then, keith richards, joan didion, and debbie harry, and the book’s pages are animated by many familiar faces, Patti Smith, as now, among them Muhammad Ali, as well as John Lennon and Yoko Ono, Bruce Springsteen, Leibovitz won the trust of the prominent and famous, Mick Jagger, Ken Kesey, captured in their now iconic embrace just hours before Lennon was assassinated.

Throughout the book, the portraits and reportage are linked to images of cars, driving, and even a series on California highway patrolmen.

Annie Leibovitz: American Music

Blige, the dixie chicks, jon bon jovi, ryan adams, miles Davis, Etta James, Emmylou Harris, Steve Earle, Pete Seeger, Tom Waits, Dr. King, bonnie raitt, bob dylan, Willie Nelson, Bruce Springsteen, Beck, Mary J. Dre, the Roots and many more. American music includes a commentary about the american music project by Leibovitz, Mos Def, Ryan Adams, Steve Earle, short essays by musicians Patti Smith, Rosanne Cash, and Beck as well as biographical sketches of all the musicians.

Her portraits of some of the world’s most talented musicians capture more than the performer, they convey the art of making music. As rolling stone’s chief photographer for over thirteen years, Leibovitz created a legendary body of work. The impulse to do american music, writes famed photographer Annie Leibovitz, “came from a desire to return to my original subject and look at it with a mature eye.

. Bring my experience to it…make it a real American tapestry. Her ambitious idea became american music, a stunning collection of photographs of the musicians, places and people that enrich the landscape of American music. For american music, honkytonks in texas, leibovitz traveled across the country to juke joints in the Mississippi Delta, and jazz clubs in New Orleans “to take pictures in places that mean something.

In her signature style, she shares stunning portraits of American greats -- B. B.


She chose the subjects simply because they meant something to her. That’s when i started making lists, ” she says. Leibovitz went to concord to photograph the site of Thoreau’s cabin at Walden Pond. Leibovitz made two trips to the isle of wight and, she explored the trails above the Yosemite Valley, in an homage to the other photographer on her list, Ansel Adams, where Adams worked for fifty years.

Pilgrimage took Annie Leibovitz to places that she could explore with no agenda. A few months later, she went with her three young children to Niagara Falls. Pilgrimage was a restorative project for Leibovitz, and the arc of the narrative is her own. At almost exactly the same time, primitive studio on the Isle of Wight, in a remote, Julia Margaret Cameron was developing her own ultimately influential style of portraiture.

She wasn’t on assignment. Ralph waldo emerson’s home and Orchard House, where Louisa May Alcott and her family lived and worked, became subjects. Once she got there, she was drawn into the wider world of the Concord writers. Belly Band. She added the houses of virginia woolf and charles Darwin in the English countryside and Sigmund Freud’s final home, in London, but most of the places on the lists were American.

It taught me to see again.


Belly Band. But the ensemble says, as varied, as heroic, So this what women are now -- as different, as forlorn, as conventional, as unconventional as this. First Edition. Each of these pictures must stand on its own, " Susan Sontag writes in the essay that accompanies the portraits. The photographs by annie leibovitz in women, theater directors, socialites, taken especially for the book, showgirls, a senator, a maid, farmers, athletes, performance artists, dancers, painters, movie stars, writers, coal miners, reporters, encompass a broad spectrum of subjects: a rap artist, musicians, poets, teachers, an astronaut, the First Lady of the United States, political activists, the secretary of state, singers, a surgeon, prostitutes, a general, two Supreme Court justices, rock stars, rodeo riders, and businesswomen.


A Photographer's Life: 1990-2005

All the while she is working, and the public work resonates with the themes of her life. She chronicles the celebrations and heartbreaks of her large and robust family. Bush with members of his cabinet–appear alongside pictures of Leibovitz’s family and friends, reportage from the siege of Sarajevo in the early Nineties, and landscapes made even more indelible through Leibovitz’s discerning eye.

Belly Band. The images form a narrative rich in contrasts and continuities: The photographer has a long relationship that ends with illness and death. This is one life, and the personal pictures and the assignment work are all part of it. Portraits of well-known figures–johnny cash, patti smith, michael jordan, R2-D2, Jack Nicholson, Keith Richards, William Burroughs, Nicole Kidman, Mikhail Baryshnikov, Joan Didion, Nelson Mandela, George W.

I don’t have two lives, ” annie leibovitz writes in the Introduction to this collection of her work from 1990—2005. First Edition. She has children of her own.

Annie Leibovitz at Work

Annie leibovitz, our most celebrated living photographer, explains how her pictures are madeLeibovitz addresses young photographers and readers interested in what photographers do, but any reader interested in contemporary history will be fascinated by her account of one of the richest bodies of work in the photographic canon.

Originally published in 2008, this revised and updated edition brings Leibovitz's bestselling book back into print. Belly Band. First Edition. The subjects include photojournalism, working with writers, studio work, photographing dancers and athletes, and making the transition from shooting with film to working with digital cameras.


Photographers on Photography: How the Masters See, Think & Shoot

Through a carefully curated selection of quotations, and interviews, images, Photographers on Photography reveals what matters most to the masters. First Edition. Belly Band. With enlightening text by henry carroll, most importantly, you'll discover how the giants of the genres developed their distinctive visual styles, author of the internationally bestselling Read This If You Want To Take Great Photographs series, the core ideas that underpin their practice and, what photography means to you.