The 20 most impressive photos of stars created by Annie Leibovitz
Annie was the third of six children in the family of a US Air Force officer, and her family moved quite often because of her father's official duties. She shot the first shots in the Philippines, where her father was stationed during the Vietnam War. Later, Annie studied at the San Francisco Institute of Art. Since 1970, she worked as a photographer for Rolling Stone magazine, and since 1983, she began working with Vanity Fair magazine, for which she made an unforgettable series of portrait photos of celebrities.
In our today's selection of the best photos of stars ever created by Annie Leibovitz.
Actress Meryl Streep, born in 1981.
The future 38th governor of California, Arnold Schwarzenegger, 1975.
Naked John Lennon kisses the clothed Yoko Ono lying next to him. This photo was taken on December 8, 1980, just a few hours before the murder of Lennon.
The infamous photo of Demi Moore, published in August 1991.
Pop idol Michael Jackson.
Then there was the rising star Leonardo DiCaprio.
Whoopi Goldberg in a bath with milk.
Johnny Depp and Kate Moss, 1994.
Soviet and later American ballet dancer Mikhail Baryshnikov and Rob Besserer, 1990.
Christo, completely draped and invisible.
The most popular model of the 90s Cindy Crawford, 1993.
Angelina Jolie with her son Maddox.
Cate Blanchett, 2004.
Miley Cyrus with a bare back. The picture was published in June 2008 in Vanity Fair magazine; the singer was only 15 years old at that time.
Penelope Cruz and Woody Allen, 2009.
Rihanna for Vogue magazine. April 2011.
Mr. and Mrs. Obama, April 2013.
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