Lisa Law has spent five decades capturing the shifting tides of American culture on film. Her reputation is built on photographs unique for their startling sense of intimacy and spontaneity. Her work has been published in more than 85 books and documentaries and countless magazines from Newsweek and People to Vogue and GQ. Her award-winning documentary, ‘Flashing on the Sixties: a Tribal Document’, has aired on Cinemax, The Discovery Channel, and PBS, and is available on home video. Dennis Hopper described it as, "The most compelling, moving documentary of the Sixties". Lumen Press of Santa Fe has published a collection of interviews from her documentary, a book entitled ‘Interviews with Icons’.
The Smithsonian Museum of American History exhibited a show of her work in 1999 and now holds a 208-piece collection in its archives. The Bethel Woods Museum of Woodstock presented a show of 58 photographs taken at Woodstock, which is now part of their permanent collection.
Lisa photographed hundreds of musicians in portrait sessions for album covers, magazines, book covers, and publicity, as well as in concert and during private visits with musicians and actors she has been friends with for over 50 years.
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