Another one of our L8S ANG3LES exhibit artists is in our viewfinder again - Greg Gorman has an exhibit up called "A Distinct Vision" 1970-2010. (click on "Greg Gorman Exhibit" on the left for more info)
As some of you may recall, Greg was one of the 8 featured photographers in our inaugural exhibit and gave a memorable IRIS Nights lecture. This new retrospective show featured several rooms filled with prints
from arrays of tabloid-size portraits
to super-sized prints that dominated huge swaths of the wall.
including a nearly life-sized series of Gorman's favorite subject,
The exhibit had a gala opening at the Pacific Design Center on Sept. 15th with a very well-attended party featuring some of his famous subjects, an array of
- of course
Mr. Gorman himself!
Other faces in the crowd included Julius Shulman collaborator Juergen Nogai and his better half Jeannie.
The show only runs through Oct. 29, 2010, so you still have a chance to get out before 5 p.m. on Friday if you want to see it.
Scroll down for some more images from the opening.
My favorites were giant contact sheets.
What an incredible peek behind Gorman's iconic images. It's actually amazing when you see that he seems incapable of taking a bad shot!
Here are a few more portraits:
Bowie and Jackson
Herman, Beatty and Depp
Don't miss it!
(All event photos © David Scharff for the Annenberg Foundation)