‘Who Shot Rock & Roll’ Exhibit Opens
July 02, 2012 | by —Michelle Ward
Photography by Alfred Wertheimer, The Wertheimer Collection; courtesy of the Annenberg Space for Photography | Homepage
Elvis Whispers Softly, 1956.
The Annenberg Space for Photography has turned into a house of rock ‘n’ roll to honor its latest exhibit. “Who Shot Rock & Roll” showcases the most iconic figures in music history through a collection of 166 prints, an exclusive documentary, and an 80-image slideshow set to music. Captured by acclaimed photographers like Bob Gruen, Mark Seliger, Annie Leibovitz, Diane Arbus, Norman Seeff, David LaChapelle, Danny Clinch, and Henry Diltz; the exhibit captures a behind-the-scenes, candid collection that is nostalgic and captivating.
A sampling of subjects, spanning the last 50 years, includes The Beatles, Tina Turner, Madonna, Jim Morrison, Notorious B.I.G, Elvis Presley, Amy Winehouse, Frank Zappa, and Tupac Shakar. Originally created by the Brooklyn Museum, “Who Shot Rock & Roll” is on display through October 7. 200 Avenue of the Stars, Century City, 213-403-3000
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