Albert Watson, Darth Vader, the Original Full Costume, ‘Star Wars,’ New York City, 2005

Watson the Inventive Photographer, Lucas the Inventive Filmmaker

In a 2005 issue of Rolling Stone magazine, with an interview titled The Cult of Darth Vader, made after the last release of the new Star Wars trilogy, George Lucas looks back at one of the greatest movie villains of all time, Darth Vader. Albert Watson was commissioned to photograph the costume, and one of the resulting pictures became the issue’s cover.

Dana Gluckstein, Archbishop Desmond Tutu, 2010

Dana Gluckstein’s Portraits of Desmond Tutu

A portrait photographer can be fortunate enough to have special moments in their career when they have their camera in front of a truly inspiring subject. This moment was the case when Dana Gluckstein took portraits of Desmond Tutu in 2009

Brian Duffy, Scary Monsters Blue Clown

Celebrating David Bowie’s 75th Birthday

75 years ago on this day, a legend of Rock & Roll and a true influencer before the word was coined was born. We salute David Bowie and all his accomplishments! Brain Duffy was fortunate enough to shoot 5 sessions between 1972 & 1980 — often referred to as his “Golden Years.”

Robin Platzer, Woody Allen and Diane Keaton at the Martha Graham Opening

Movies Made America

The exhibition “Movie Made America” arises from the intersection between the still and the moving image. In America, cinema and Hollywood have been part of the dream-making and entertainment industry.