Happy 68th Birthday Annie Leibovitz

by Kiki

Anna-Lou Leibovitz 10/2/1949 Waterbury, CT.

Photographer.

In 1991 she became the first woman to have an exhibition at Washington’s National Portrait Gallery.

Influenced by Richard Avedon.

Studied painting at San Francisco Art Institute.

She said:  “I’m not a practicing Jew, but I feel very Jewish.”

Staff and chief photographer at Rolling Stone from 1970 – 1983.

Photographed John Lennon hours before he was assassinated.

Lovers with Susan Sontag until her death in 2014.

Three children.

Her photographs of Demi Moore, Serena Williams, and Whoopi Goldberg are above.

Peace, love, joy, gratitude, faith, courage, compassion, and blessings.

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