A New Exhibit Examines & Challenges Our Culture's Cult-Like Obsession with "Beauty"
Are models & other fabulous people deemed “beautiful”….really too young, too skinny, too unrealistic?
A new photographic exhibition will be exploring how feminine beauty is defined, challenged, revered, and how it has evolved in the past two centuries – as viewed through the lenses of iconic photographers including Man Ray, Guy Bourdin, Horst, Jean-Paul Goude, Bert Stern, Herb Ritts, Albert Watson, Philippe Halsman, Matthew Rolston, and Tyen. “As much as beauty can astonish and inspire, it can also corrupt and subvert, rendering all else – and even itself – broken and obsolete,” opines Wallis Annenberg, Chairman of the Board, President and CEO of the Annenberg Foundation where BEAUTY CULTURE will be on display at in Los Angeles from May 21 through November 27, 2011.
Read more about this interesting new cultural critique at BeautifulTribes.com.