The Photographer Annie Leibovitz’s New Show Builds on the Past – The New York Times

For Annie Leibovitz, an Opportunity to Work and Build on the Past

After receiving a commission for new works, the photographer agreed to a show that she regards as a ‘classroom’ for those who want to follow in her path.


“I do feel the portrait has its own genre,” Ms. Leibovitz said. “And I certainly have, I guess, my own style. I mean, I’m not standing behind a building with the long lens, you know, trying to sneak a picture.” Instead, her method is “definitely a collaboration between myself and the person having the photograph taken,” she explained. “And it’s very psychological.”