Annie Leibovitz

Lincoln Unveils Print Ads Shot by Annie Leibovitz, Her First Photos for an Automaker

The Lincoln Motor Company is out with a new print campaign shot by Annie Leibovitz, the iconic portrait photographer's first ads for a car. The images feature musician Jon Batiste, artist Tali Lennox, actor Giles Matthey and director Ben Younger in and around the automaker's 2017 Continental, set against downtown backgrounds and country landscapes. Overall, they are meant to convey a story about a group of up-and-coming creative professionals on a road trip from Brooklyn to upstate New York, featuring headlines like "How worldly you are has nothing to do with a passport" and the tagline "That's Continental."

In 24 Hours, Pirelli’s Calendar Showed How Quickly a Brand Can Modernize Its Image

It's not often that a tire company burns a path across the Internet the way Pirelli did when it took the wraps off its 2016 calendar this week.

Vanity Fair’s Graydon Carter on Covers, Caitlyn and Trump

To say it's a magazine cover that made history doesn't quite cut it. We're talking about a project so massive, so secretive that only eight people inside publisher Condé Nast knew about it and a security firm was enlisted to keep it under wraps.

Why Vanity Fair’s Caitlyn Jenner Cover Became Instantly Iconic

Vanity Fair made headlines this month with the release of its July 2015 cover, featuring a photograph of Caitlyn Jenner shot by Annie Leibovitz. It didn't take long for the image to become a viral sensation—or for people to begin speculating that it had earned a spot in

Annie Leibovitz Shoots a Dozen Portraits for Real Estate Ads

The Corcoran Group wanted some nice portraits for its latest "Live who you are" ads. So, naturally, the high-end real estate company went with a high-end photographer. Check out 12 new ads below, shot by Annie Leibovitz, featuring well-known, talented, affluent individuals in their own homes. The ads were shot in Manhattan, Brooklyn, the Hamptons and Palm Beach, which are the markets Corcoran serves (and are auspicious places to photograph nice-looking homes—and nice-looking people, for that matter). The subjects range from singer Jimmy Buffett to NBA player Tyson Chandler to ballerina Misty Copeland (above, in her second high-profile ad gig in a month). "Annie Leibovitz is the preeminent documentarian of our day," says Corcoran president and CEO Pamela Liebman. "For her to lend her experience and skill to Corcoran and our campaign is a very powerful gift. People will look forward to seeing each of the 12 sensational portraits as we unfold them over the next few months." See them all below.

Jerry Seinfeld and Blondie Will Pick Up Honorary Clio Awards

The Clio Awards, one of the advertising industry’s most prominent creative competitions, announced today that it will honor comedian Jerry Seinfeld and the band Blondie as its 2014 Clio Honorary Award rec

Anna Wintour Defends ‘Kimye’ Vogue Cover

Anna Wintour today defended her decision to put Kanye West and Kim Kardashian on the latest Vogue cover, following backlash from readers and reports West had begged for the honor for his bride-to-be.

12 Conversations About the Past, Present and Future of Advertising

Each year, the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity makes more room for a cast of characters beyond creatives—and for more commerce.

12 Conversations About the Past, Present and Future of Advertising


Annie Leibovitz Revisits Her Famous Photo of John Lennon and Yoko Ono

CANNES, France—Annie Leibovitz spoke about her Disney ads here at the Cannes Lions festival on Tuesday morning. In the afternoon, she stopped by the press room inside the Palais des Festivals and spoke with reporters about her craft.