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New Photo Exhibition at Academy Gives Viewers All Access


Jack Nicholson and Nicolas Cage take a break back stage just prior to the 75th Academy Awards.

Beverly Hills, CA — “All Access at the Academy Awards®: Photographs by Art Streiber,” a new exhibition featuring 120 images taken at and around the five most recent Oscar presentations, will open to the public at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences on January 13, 2006. Admission is free and “All Access” will continue through April 16 in the Academy’s Grand Lobby Gallery.

Art Streiber has been given virtually unfettered access by the Academy since the 73rd Academy Awards in 2001. He has been able to capture a wide range of unique moments both in the days just prior to the Oscar presentations and during the show itself. In addition to the staggering emotion experienced by winners, Streiber’s images portray a variety of humorous moments, causal exchanges among celebrity participants and the enormity of the event as a whole. Several members of the shows’ production teams are pictured, as are Oscar winners Adrien Brody, Nicole Kidman, Morgan Freeman, Hilary Swank, Peter O’Toole, Denzel Washington, Halle Berry, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Julia Roberts, Robert Redford, Charlize Theron, Jamie Foxx, Tim Robbins, Renée Zellweger, Sean Penn and Clint Eastwood. Numerous others who have presented or performed at the Academy Awards are also included in the photographs.

Since 1993, Streiber has been a Los Angeles-based freelance photographer specializing in reportage, travel and portrait work. He regularly contributes to such publications as Vanity Fair, W, Wired, Time, Entertainment Weekly, Forbes, Town & Country, Esquire, Elle and Premiere, where his work from the 73rd, 74th, 75th and 76th Academy Awards appeared. Streiber also contributes to In Style Magazine, which will publish his images from the 77th Academy Awards Streiber also has photographed a number of feature film one-sheets, including “The 40 Year Old Virgin,” “Running with Scissors” and “Accepted.”

Viewing hours for “All Access at the Academy Awards®” are Tuesdays through Fridays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and weekends, noon to 6 p.m. The Academy is located at 8949 Wilshire Boulevard in Beverly Hills. For more information, please call 310-247-3600.

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