Friday, January 18, 2013

Annie Leibovitz on Photography: "You Cannot Underestimate the Power of the Sitter" (Nope... you cannot.)

I didn't think any one else liked it but me," Annie Leibovitz told a group of snapping cameras and scratching pens yesterday about her photograph of artist Agnes Martin. Taken in Taos, it shows the woman simply sitting on her bed, facing forward, back straight. But as the photographer explained the context of the shoot, the room we were peeking into became filled with a different kind of life.

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