Monday, November 10, 2008
So, this weekend I went to the Annie Leibovitz exhibtion at the National Portrait Gallery. The celebrity pics were the big draw, like that of our lovely Stripes up above. But the really moving shots were those of her family: her parents, getting older; her lover, succumbing to cancer; and her kids and their wide eyed innocence staring out into the future. A perfect way to spend a Sunday afternoon.
Also dominating the gallery were her huge landscapes from Monument Valley in America's Wild West...
A landscape explored as part of Stephen Fry's wonderful BBC 1 series on America this week. Check it out on iPlayer if you get a chance. Just the kind of perfect Sunday night TV that makes the whole world seem so much better. Fry, the quintessential Englishman, finding the humanity at the heart of America. Makes you wish we could elect him as our President. How cool would that be? Substitute one Queen for another...
|All opinions expressed within the pages and comments of this blog are solely those of the author, and not of his employers or associates. If you have any complaints, corrections or queries regarding any of the material contained within, please contact the author via email. Thanks for reading!