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Leibovitz, Annie

Annie Leibovitz is one of the most famous and esteemed women photographers of our time. Her portraits have achieved iconic status: the photo of Demi Moore in the nude, holding her pregnant belly; John Lennon's naked body curled around a fully dressed Yoko Ono; Whoopi Goldberg in a bath of milk; and Leonardo DiCaprio with a swan curled around his neck are just a few of the unforgettable photographs in which Leibovitz captures her subjects in a gripping and provocative manner. In 1991, when her museum show Photographs: Annie Leibovitz, 1970-1990 opened at the National Portrait Gallery in Washington, D.C., Leibovitz became the first woman portraitist whose to have work exhibited at this museum. She has also been hailed as a living legend by ...

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