Sunday, November 08, 2009

A Life in Motion: Julie Newmar

A fabulous actress and wonderful writer (someone I have been blessed to work with as an editor) had a gallery opening today: the amazing Julie Newmar (aka Catwoman). The show at the David Streets Gallery (9407 and 9411 S. Santa Monica Blvd., Beverly Hills) features selected photographs from her career. Wow! Julie is so animated in her photographs, and I got to see her produce the same wonderful energy and variety of poses for an impromptu photo session that occurred near the end of the reception.

Being the purr-fect model, Julie has posed for some of the biggest names in photography: (Bruno) Bernard of Hollywood, Bert Stern, John Engstead, Peter Basch, and others. The David Streets exhibit includes shots of Julie from the beginning of her career up to the present day.

A companion show at the Paley Center for Media (465 North Beverly Drive) will remain on view until December 6th.

Congratulations Julie!