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Anna Wintour, New York City, 2015

Anna Wintour, New York City, 2015
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Artist
Annie Leibovitz, born 2 Oct 1949
Sitter
Anna Wintour, born 3 Nov 1949
Date
2015 (printed 2019)
Type
Photograph
Medium
Archival pigment print
Dimensions
Image: 67.8 × 67.5 cm (26 11/16 × 26 9/16")
Sheet: 77.8 × 77.5 cm (30 5/8 × 30 1/2")
Topic
Interior
Container\Vase
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Seating\Sofa
Anna Wintour: Female
Anna Wintour: Society and Social Change\Philanthropist
Anna Wintour: Visual Arts\Visual arts administrator\Art museum administrator\Art museum trustee
Anna Wintour: Communications\Journalist\Editor\Fashion editor
Portrait
Credit Line
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; acquired through the generosity of Randi Charno Levine
Restrictions & Rights
Usage conditions apply
Copyright
© Annie Leibovitz
Object number
NPG.2019.115
Exhibition Label
Born London, England
Anna Wintour has been the editor in chief of Vogue since 1988 and was named artistic director of Condé Nast in 2013. As the host of the famed Met Gala, she has raised more than $200 million for the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute. Wintour has received numerous awards for her leadership and charitable efforts, including the Council of Fashion Designers of America Lifetime Achievement Award and the Award of Courage for AIDS Research from the American Foundation
for AIDS Research. In October 2009, President Barack Obama appointed Wintour to the President’s Committee on the Arts and Humanities. She was named Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire for her service to British journalism and fashion by Queen Elizabeth II in 2017. The sitting for this portrait by Annie Leibovitz took place in Wintour’s New York City apartment, where her aesthetic sensibility is reflected in the objects surrounding her.
Nacida en Londres, Inglaterra
Anna Wintour ha sido editora jefe de Vogue desde 1988 y directora artística de Condé Nast desde 2013. Como anfitriona de la famosa Gala del Met, ha recaudado más de $200 millones para el Instituto del Vestido del Metropolitan Museum of Art. Ha recibido numerosos premios por su liderazgo y labor caritativa, entre ellos el Premio por Trayectoria del Concilio de Diseñadores de Moda de Estados Unidos y el Premio al Valor de la Fundación Americana de Investigación sobre el SIDA. En octubre de 2009, el presidente Barack Obama la designó al Comité Presidencial de las Artes y Humanidades. En 2017 la reina Isabel II la nombró Dama Comendadora de la Orden del Imperio Británico por sus servicios al periodismo y a la moda de Gran Bretaña. La sesión de fotos para este retrato creado por Annie Leibovitz tuvo lugar en el apartamento de Wintour en Nueva York, donde su sensibilidad esté tica se refleja en los objetos que la rodean.
Data Source
National Portrait Gallery