Program 275a: The Pilgrimage of Annie Leibovitz; Open Phones: Extraordinary Travels
Release Date: 05-25-2013
Photographer Annie Leibovitz joins us to describe what it meant to zoom in on places and objects from the icons of American culture from Walden Pond to Niagara Falls and from Ghost Ranch to Graceland. Listeners also give ideas for planning extraordinary travels.
Photographer Annie Leibovitz, whose latest photo book is "Pilgrimage" (Random House)
- Annie Leibovitz released her latest book of photographs and personal essays called "Pilgrimage."
- The Smithsonian American Art Museum is showing Annie Leibovitz's photos from "Pilgrimage" in a touring exhibit. Upcoming locations include San Jose, California and Columbia, South Carolina.
- The New York Times review of Leibovitz's "Pilgrimage" includes photos from her book.
- Rick discusses his three favorite chateaux outside of Paris and in the Loire Valley, the town of Colmar in the Alsace region, and the World War One memorials around Verdun.