It’s not often that the American Medical Association and art galleries tackle the same topic, but that’s exactly what’s happening now with the current exhibition at the Annenberg Space for Photography called “Beauty CULTure”.
About the exhibit:
The exhibition illustrates the power of the still image in shaping cultural ideals and expectations of feminine beauty – and photography’s undeniable influence on conceptions of the Self.
The exhibit features 170 photographs in the print gallery, hundreds of digital images in vivid detail on high-resolution screens in the Digital Gallery, a short documentary film featuring interviews with well-known photographers, models, historians and beauty experts “who guide visitors on a fascinating photographic exploration of the culture – and cult – of beauty”. The exhibit runs through November 27.