LOS ANGELES, Sept. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In one of the first shows of its kind, Henry Flores, co-owner of Buzz Foto, LLC, a Los Angeles-based paparazzi agency, is hosting a permanent retrospective of contemporary celebrity photos in "A Day In The Life of The Paparazzi!" An opening night celebrity reception will be announced with the arrival of his highly anticipated book, A Day In The Life Of The Paparazzi! "Henry Flores brings elegance and art form to his paparazzi style photography. We are more than excited to be the host of this once in a lifetime opportunity", says Michael Washington, General Manager. The book everyone's buzzing about is expected to climb its way to the bestseller list. The sneak peak photo exhibition, is currently open, and premiere of the book, will be held at the prestigious Paparazzi Ristorante and Chophouse.
Encapsulating the present moment of our culture and the worldwide phenomenon of celebrity fixation, A Day in The Life of The Paparazzi! profiles the evolution of pop culture imagery and showcases the modern-day icons in a historical context, including iconic images of Paris Hilton, Britney Spears, Lindsay Lohan and Kim Kardashian. "Henry Flores' collection clearly illustrates that paparazzi photography can be a form of art. Executed properly, images of today's celebrities can exude an incredible amount of style and elegance that portray our ever-changing and exciting pop culture. Photos such as these are destined to one day grace the walls of major museums and galleries," said Brad Elterman, Buzz Foto co-founder. "Consider Henri Cartier-Bresson, Walker Evans and Helen Levitt; each took photos of individuals without permission and set out to sell them. Their iconic photographs imitate the paparazzi style and today hang in the Museum of Modern Art in New York. Henry Flores' photographs have the potential to hang next to those great masters."
Henry Flores (http://www.henryflores.com) is an iconic pop culture photographer of the twenty-first century. He has photographed all the show business icons during his 10 year career with his distinct style of photographing his subjects in unconventional or candid settings. “The Sheraton Gateway’s Paparazzi Ristorante is hosting, A Day in The Life of The Paparazzi! to feature Henry’s amazing work and also to enhance the restaurants atmosphere," continues Mr. Washington.
Henry Flores has a goal to clearly illustrate that paparazzi-style photography is a form of art. "I am pleased to host a first-ever gallery showing of paparazzi art at the Paparazzi Ristorante. Henry Flores maintains an excellent working rapport with the celebrity community, so we're certain they'll come out to see their photos," said Sami Afif, Director of Food and Beverage.
Get a sneak peak of the show and come enjoy the fine art while you dine at the prestigious Paparazzi Ristorante and Chophouse inside the Sheraton Gateway Los Angeles Hotel - 6101 West Century Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90045.
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