The Easel

Annie Leibovitz: “I’m just a photographer”

Leibovitz is one of the eminent photographers of our age. How does she describe her own work? Her first work was effectively street photography, followed by portrait photography, “rock-and-roll”, then celebrity portraits. Nowadays? “I have a point of view … I think of myself as a conceptual artist using photography.” Reflections on her career’s work? “It’s hard to put what you see into a rectangle.” Her survey show is reviewed here.