The material in the exhibition, and in the accompanying book of the same title, which will be published by Random House, encompasses work Annie Leibovitz (American, b. 1949) made on assignment as a professional photographer as well as personal photographs of her family and close friends.
Annie Leibovitz: Nicole Kidman, 2003
Photograph © Annie Leibovitz. Courtesy of Vogue
From Annie Leibovitz: A Photographer's Life, 1990–2005
Portraits of public figures include the pregnant Demi Moore, Nelson Mandela in Soweto, Jack Nicholson on Mulholland Drive, George W. Bush with members of his Cabinet at the White House, William Burroughs in Kansas, and Agnes Martin in Taos. The assignment work also includes searing reportage from the siege of Sarajevo in the early 1990s and a series of landscapes taken in the American West and in the Jordanian desert.
After New York, the show travels to the San Diego Museum of Art (10 February - 22 April 2007), High Museum of Art in Atlanta (12 May - 9 September 2007), Washington, D.C., San Francisco, Paris and London with additional venues and dates to be announced.
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