Vanity Fair Portraits at the Royal Ontario Museum brings together almost 150 iconic photographs from the magazine’s vintage and modern periods. Both fans of photography and celebrity buffs will enjoy a glamorous history of portraiture that feature such luminaries as Tom Cruise, Madonna, Ernest Hemingway and Cary Grant along with works by master photographers that include Edward Steichen and today’s Annie Leibovitz.
Radio Out and Out met with Francisco Alvarez, Managing Director of the Institute for Contemporary Culture at the Royal Ontario Museum who provided insight into both the exhibit and the magazine’s role in popular culture.
Vanity Fair Portraits: Photographs 1913-2008 is at the Royal Ontario Museum until January 3, 2010.
*** To LISTEN to Episode 14 click here: Interview with Francisco Alvarez
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