FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Vanity Fair Portraits: Photographs 19132008
Opening October 26, 2008 at LACMA
As the line between photography and celebrity becomes increasingly blurred, this exhibition takes us back to one of the places the two first mingledin the pages of Vanity Fair magazine. From rare vintage prints from the early twentieth century to today’s most provocative portraits, the power of the image is explored in LACMA’s must-see exhibition.
Screening: Pretty Things
October 26 | 1 pm | Bing Theater
Screening: Grey Gardens
January 11 | 1 pm | Bing Theater
February 8 | 1 pm | Bing Theater
February 22 | 1 pm | Brown Auditorium
Panel Discussion: Constructing Celebrity
February 24 | 7 pm | Brown Auditorium
ALSO ON VIEW
Don’t miss more than seventy powerful photographs, including stellar works by Ansel Adams, Edward Weston, and Imogen Cunningham in A Story of Photography: The Marjorie and Leonard Vernon Collectionnow on view.
For tickets and more: lacma.org http://www.lacma.org/ or 323 857-6000
Los Angeles County Museum of Art
5905 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles , CA 90036
Web site, http://www.lacma.org
Image credit: Gloria Swanson by Edward Steichen (detail), 1924, © Condé Nast Publications Inc./Courtesy George Eastman House.
A collaboration between the National Portrait Gallery, London, and Vanity Fair. Vanity Fair is a registered trademark of Advance Magazine Publishers Inc.