De Kunstenaars

"Femininity 0.1" september - december 2011

Born in 1949 in the USA. Lives and works in New York.

While studying painting at the San Francisco Art Institute, Annie Leibovitz took night classes in photography. She is mostly known for her intimate portraits of celebrities for the Rolling Stone magazine, where she worked for 10 years. By the time she left the magazine, she had shot 142 covers. Her photographs also appeared on covers and editorials in Vanity Fair and Vogue. In addition to her magazine work, Leibovitz has created advertising campaigns and has worked with many arts organizations, like the American Ballet Theater and the Brooklyn Academy of Music.