A Photographer's Life, 1990-2005

A Photographer's Life, 1990-2005

Book - 2006
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Random House, Inc.
“I don’t have two lives,” Annie Leibovitz writes in the Introduction to this collection of her work from 1990—2005. “This is one life, and the personal pictures and the assignment work are all part of it.” Portraits of well-known figures–Johnny Cash, Nicole Kidman, Mikhail Baryshnikov, Keith Richards, Michael Jordan, Joan Didion, R2-D2, Patti Smith, Nelson Mandela, Jack Nicholson, William Burroughs, George W. 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. The images form a narrative rich in contrasts and continuities: The photographer has a long relationship that ends with illness and death. She chronicles the celebrations and heartbreaks of her large and robust family. She has children of her own. All the while she is working, and the public work resonates with the themes of her life.

Baker & Taylor
A visual narrative offers more than three hundred images that document the photographer's relationship with her late companion Susan Sontag, the birth of her daughters, the death of her father, and famous actors and politicians.

Blackwell North Amer
"I don't have two lives," Annie Leibovitz writes in the Introduction to this collection of her work from 1990 to 2005. "This is one life, and the personal pictures and the assignment work are all part of it." Portraits of well-known figures Johnny Cash, Nicole Kidman, Mikhail Baryshnikov, Keith Richards, Michael Jordan, Joan Didion, R2-D2, Patti Smith, Nelson Mandela, Jack Nicholson, William Burroughs, George W. 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. The pictures form a narrative of a life rich in contrasts and continuities. The photographer has a long relationship that ends with illness and death. She chronicles the celebrations and heartbreaks of her large and robust family. She has children of her own. All the while she is working, and the public work resonates with the themes of the life.

Baker
& Taylor

A visual narrative of the past fifteen years brings together more than three hundred photographs, including both personal images and professional work, that document her relationship with her late companion Susan Sontag, the birth of her daughters, the death of her father, and the world of such public figures as Demi Moore, Nelson Mandela, Bill Clinton, and others. 100,000 first printing.

Publisher: New York : Random House, c2006
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780375505096
0375505091
Characteristics: 1 v. (unpaged) : chiefly ill. (some col.) ; 35 cm

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