7 Must-See Works At The Annie Leibovitz Exhibition

See portraits of Adele, Aung San Suu Kyi and a nude John Lennon embracing Yoko Ono

By Pamela Chow


Like Lewis Carroll's Alice, I've often entertained as many as six impossible things before breakfast.

Sitting next to acclaimed photographer Annie Leibovitz in the abandoned Tanjong Pagar Railway Station was never one of those things.

Yet, this morning, I found myself within arm's reach of one of the most celebrated photographers of all time. Leibovitz has shot for the likes of Vanity Fair, Vogue and Rolling Stone, with subjects ranging from war refugees to celebrities to the British Royal Family.

Today, she introduced us to her exhibition in Singapore. "Women: New Portraits" consists of newly commissioned photographs, works from her 15-year-old "Women" project and iconic portraits.

Here are seven works you must see if you visit this free exhibition, which runs from Apr 29 - May 22.

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2. Adele

When asked what her selection process is like, Leibovitz shared that she isn’t so much interested in who celebrities are, but instead focuses on what they do.

Every picture tells a story and has a message, she explained. Adele’s story seems somewhere between “I’ll find someone like you” and “I must have called a thousand times”.

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