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LA's King of Collaboration Gets Street of His Own

Steven Crandell | Posted 04.19.2015 | Impact
Steven Crandell

At the February 11th ceremony to dedicate the new street name, Wallis Annenberg, the CEO of the Annenberg Foundation, announced a $20 million matching gift to AltaSea, given in Leonard Aube's honor.

Paula Bronstein and The Big Story

Tom Teicholz | Posted 01.31.2015 | Arts
Tom Teicholz

How do we understand the impact of climate change and natural disasters on people and architecture, and how does humanity learn from our mistakes and try to prepare for potential future cataclysms?

Bring LA and Kabul Together With Poetry & Song

Maryam Zar | Posted 07.13.2014 | Los Angeles
Maryam Zar

At a time when most of the news about women in the developing world consists of the violence perpetrated against them, from Nigeria and the kidnapped...

Willow Bay

One Of The Country's Top Philanthropists: 'I Loathe Secrets' | Willow Bay | Posted 11.22.2013 | Los Angeles

“I loathe secrets,” Wallis Annenberg declared to a packed ballroom at the inaugural Women A.R.E Summit in Los Angeles. “We share the wealth; ...

Sasha Bronner

15 Stunning Photos Show The Power Of Photography | Sasha Bronner | Posted 10.24.2013 | Los Angeles

In 1888, California received its first seismograph. Vincent van Gogh cut off his left ear. George Eastman patented the "Kodak box camera." And a newly...

Overexposed? Helmut Newton at the Annenberg Space for Photography

Napoleon Perdis | Posted 10.15.2013 | Style
Napoleon Perdis

I'm a big admirer of iconic fashion photographer Helmut Newton and continue to be drawn to his evocative body of work. I particularly love his depiction of beautiful, hyper-strong women. Despite the S&M overtones, his subjects seem empowered; in control yet fiercely feminine.

PHOTOS: I'm Sexy And I Know It (NSFW)

The Huffington Post | Sasha Bronner | Posted 06.26.2013 | Los Angeles

Photographer Helmut Newton liked to call Los Angeles the "land of make-believe." He and his wife June wintered in LA and were often seen galavanting a...

Through the Lens of Helmut Newton

Tom Teicholz | Posted 08.08.2013 | Arts
Tom Teicholz

As Wallis Annenberg, of the Annenberg Foundation, said: "Helmut Newton is one of the most powerful and influential photographers of the past century -- the place where art and fashion and subversion and aspiration all collide."

PHOTOS: The Best War Photography In The World

The Huffington Post | Sasha Bronner | Posted 03.21.2013 | Los Angeles

WAR/PHOTOGRAPHY, the Annenberg Space for Photography's newest exhibit, is a harrowing collection of the history of war told through photographs from 1...

Africa Coming to Annenberg Space for Photography!

Jay Weston | Posted 10.24.2012 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

No strangers: ancient wisdom in a modern world is an that exhibit poses a fundamental question: What does it mean to be human and alive?

Seventies Rockers, Bloggers: The True Voices of Their Times

Sharon Greenthal | Posted 10.30.2012 | Fifty
Sharon Greenthal

Bloggers have become some of the least-censored cultural voice of our time, much like musicians were to the 1960s, 70s and 80s.

Six Picks for This Week From The Family

Sarah Bowman | Posted 09.09.2012 | Los Angeles
Sarah Bowman

Still making plans for the week ahead? Here are ideas for all age groups from The Family Savvy, from fireworks, to music, to dinner and a movie.

'Who Shot Rock and Roll': A Playlist of Picture Perfect Songs

David Wild | Posted 08.21.2012 | Entertainment
David Wild

As a Rock Critic of a Certain Age myself, I know just how powerful and meaningful rock photography can be.

PHOTOS: The Best Of Rock & Roll Photography

Posted 06.20.2012 | Los Angeles

If music is the universal language, then musicians are the universal language of cool -- and we've got proof. Who Shot Rock & Roll features over 1...

A Musical Portrait of LA

Tom Teicholz | Posted 08.18.2012 | Arts
Tom Teicholz

"Trouble in Paradise" and "Who Shot Rock & Roll" serve to remind of us of how much music can shape the very landscape of our lives and our times, through journeys that both define and transcend the place where we live.

Lisa Gizara: The Woman Behind the Art Behind the Mad Men

Lorraine Devon Wilke | Posted 07.22.2012 | TV
Lorraine Devon Wilke

When Mad Men's set decorator needed paintings with the specific panache to match Roger's sly and savvy personality, she turned to the collection of photographer and painter Lisa Gizara.

A Non-Halloween Weekend Agenda: Tarantino's A Music God, & Inside George Harrison's World

| Katie Bain | Posted 12.28.2011 | Los Angeles

Holiday what? Is there something special going on this weekend? Didn't think so. If you're not feeling the Halloween spirit, use the next three days t...

Leonard Nimoy Explores Secret Selves and "Dangerous Territory"

Gregory Weinkauf | Posted 11.30.2011 | Arts
Gregory Weinkauf

Sometimes a guy gets called "Renaissance man," and many guys (to their peril) call themselves that -- but rare and wonderful is the real deal. I recently spoke with one of these guys, a real-deal Renaissance person. His name is Leonard Nimoy.

Maria Shriver Back In The Spotlight With Annenberg Interview

The Huffington Post | Sasha Bronner | Posted 11.14.2011 | Los Angeles

We’re not sure which is more exciting: that the ever-glossy and beautiful Los Angeles Magazine is unveiling it’s first ever ‘L.A. Woman’ Issue...

The Cult Of Beauty

Napoleon Perdis | Posted 09.18.2011 | Style
Napoleon Perdis

What exactly is beauty? It's impossible to define in any succinct way; beauty means different things to different people, cultures and eras.

PHOTOS: The Pursuit Of Perfection & 'Beauty CULTure'

Posted 07.19.2011 | Arts

Annenberg Space for Photography's latest exhibition Beauty CULTure is a photographic exploration of how feminine beauty is defined, challenged and rev...

Exploring the Deep Ocean -- Emory Kristof's Pioneering Photography (VIDEO)

Steven Crandell | Posted 06.21.2011 | Arts
Steven Crandell

National Geographic photographer Emory Kristof loves to do deep things no one else has done before.

"Show People What They May Not See for Themselves" -- the Photography of Natalie Fobes

Steven Crandell | Posted 06.15.2011 | Arts
Steven Crandell

Fobes wanted to do a holistic look at salmon -- not just their importance to fishing and the environment, but their cultural significance.

"Discovery Is What I Love" -- National Geographic Photographer Melissa Farlow (VIDEO)

Steven Crandell | Posted 05.29.2011 | Arts
Steven Crandell

Farlow describes herself as a "documentary photographer." Her work, she says, is completely dependent on others and the story she gets from them.

"We're Destroying the Most Amazing Thing in Our Lives" -- Interview With Polar Photographer Paul Nicklen

Steven Crandell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Steven Crandell

2011-03-17-arctic.jpgNicklen's mission is to chronicle Arctic and Antarctic ecosystems threatened by climate change.