Goddess: An Exploration of the Divine and the Secular Forms of Beauty
Aired On: Sep 15, 2011
Leonard Nimoy discusses his work as a photographer and our culture's perception of beauty.
Leonard Nimoy studied photography at UCLA under Robert Heinecken in the early 1970s and produced a body of work that was published in two volumes of poetry. In 2001, his artist in residence appointment at the American Academy in Rome resulted in a series of provocative images inspired by the Antonio Canova sculpture of Countess Paulina Bonaparte Borghese, whose semi-nude...
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PhotographerLeonard Nimoy studied photography at UCLA under Robert Heinecken in the early 1970s and produced a body of work that was published in two volumes of poetry.