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Lenny Kravitz wows at private party during Miami Art week

Dec. 04, 2021 12:11 PM EST

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Legendary rocker Lenny Kravitz gave a private performance Friday for a star-studded crowd that included Leonardo DiCaprio and local Latin boy band CNCO during Miami's Art Week. The lavish party is an annual affair hosted by business mogul and...

Chinese fashion photographer in Dior controversy apologizes

Nov. 25, 2021 06:23 AM EST

HONG KONG (AP) — A renowned Chinese fashion photographer has apologized for her past work after online critics called it insulting to the Chinese people and fashion house Dior removed one of her photos from a show in Shanghai. Chen Man acknowledged the criticism of her...

Mick Rock, photographer of 1970s music icons, dies at 72

Nov. 19, 2021 08:59 AM EST

LONDON (AP) — Photographer Mick Rock, whose iconic portraits of rock stars including David Bowie, Lou Reed and Debbie Harry saw him dubbed “the man who shot the 70s,” has died. He was 72. A statement posted Friday on Rock’s official social media accounts said:...

Photographer Jock Sturges pleads guilty to sexual misconduct

Nov. 17, 2021 11:31 AM EST

GREENFIELD, Mass. (AP) — A photographer known for his images of nude adolescents has pleaded guilty to engaging in sexual misconduct with a 14-year-old student in the mid-1970s while he was a teacher and dorm parent at a private boarding school in Massachusetts, prosecutors said. ...

Photographer races time for World War II veteran portraits

Nov. 13, 2021 00:12 AM EST

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Birmingham photographer Jeffrey Rease, who created the Portraits of Honor website to showcase pictures of World War II veterans, has been in a race against time. Most of the veterans he takes pictures of are in their nineties, some more than 100....

Legacy Music studio opens in North Carolina Eastridge Mall

Nov. 08, 2021 00:11 AM EST

GASTONIA, N.C. (AP) — A new business at Eastridge Mall will offer local artists access to a recording studio, photography and other multimedia services. Nathaniel Jones opened Legacy Music in October on the second floor of the Eastridge Mall near Belk’s. ...

Detroit museum hosting exhibit on narrative of Black men

Oct. 09, 2021 10:46 AM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — An exhibit that advances the narrative of Black men through art, photographs and stories is coming to Detroit. The public opening of the “Men of Change: Power. Triumph. Truth.” exhibition is scheduled Sunday at the Charles H. Wright Museum of African...

Robert Altman, 1960s counterculture photographer, dies at 76

Oct. 05, 2021 19:41 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Robert Altman, a photojournalist who captured San Francisco's burgeoning counterculture of the 1960s and became chief staff photographer at Rolling Stone magazine, has died. He was 76. Altman was found dead in his San Francisco home on Sept. 24...

Valentino says it with flowers at Paris Fashion Week show

Oct. 01, 2021 16:48 PM EDT

PARIS (AP) — Valentino gave its pared down fashion audience a taste of real Parisian life on Friday. Its show featured flower stands, traditional bistro chairs and tables at which guests, including singer Giveon and “The Crown” star Vanessa Kirby, were served wine by waiters. ...

2021 Nevada Press Association Award Winners

Sep. 19, 2021 19:17 PM EDT

RENO, Nev. (AP) — The Nevada Press Association recognized more than 100 awardees on Saturday at a ceremony in Reno. Here's a list of winners announced at the newspaper organization’s annual convention. The press association convention, which was canceled last year because of COVID-19,...