her career Annie Leibovitz, one of America's most celebrated
photographers, has traveled through the U.S. immortalizing figures
from American roots music - blues, gospel, jazz, rock and country.
In this exhibition, Leibovitz focuses on the legends of roots
music, as well as younger artists who have been influenced by
them. Her subjects include B.B. King, the late Johnny Cash and
June Carter, Willie Nelson, Pete Seeger, Etta James and Dolly
Parton; popular music legends including Beck and Bruce Springsteen;
as well as Detroit celebrities Eminem, Aretha Franklin, Iggy
Pop, Patti Smith and The White Stripes. The exhibition showcases
70 portraits of recent work and classic images from the late
1970s and 1980s that are central to the theme of music, a subject
fundmental to Leibovitz's long and celebrated career.
September 24, 2006 - January 7, 2007
lucky winners will each receive a pair of tickets to see "American
Music" by Annie Leibovitz at The Detroit Institute of Arts.
Four additional winners will also recieve an official poster
from the exhibit!!
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