source: edward steichen
the los angeles county museum of art (lacma) has what looks to be a very great exhibit right now featuring 150 portraits from the archives of vanity fair magazine. the show includes photos from magazine's first period (1913 - 1936) and second (1983 - present) & is the first comprehensive showing of their greatest portraits from both past and present archives. featured photographers include: cecil beaton, harry benson, julian broad, imogen cunningham, man ray, marry ellen mark, mario testino, steven meisel, herb ritts, bruce weber, annie leibovitz, edward steichen, & helmut newton. it runs until march 1, 2009 and as soon as i get back to los angeles i am going.