Leonard Nimoy

Goddess: An Exploration of the Divine and the Secular Forms of Beauty

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Aired On: Sep 15, 2011

Leonard Nimoy discusses his work as a photographer and our culture's perception of beauty.

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Leonard Nimoy

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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Beauty CULTure explores photography’s role in capturing and defining notions of modern female beauty and how these images profoundly influence our lives.

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