12 janvier 2010

“Elvis at 21: Photographs by Alfred Wertheimer,” @ The Grammy Museum in Los Angeles

Elvis, on his knee in front of the foot lights. Mosque Theater, Richmond, Va. June 30, 1956. ©Alfred Wertheimer. All rights reserved WASHINGTON, DC.- Photojournalist Alfred Wertheimer was hired by RCA Victor in 1956 to shoot promotional images of a recently signed 21-year-old recording artist, Elvis Presley. Wertheimer’s instincts to “tag along” with the artist after the assignment and the resulting images provide us today with a look at Elvis before he exploded onto the scene and became one of the most exciting performers of... [Lire la suite]