The flags are still flying,but only for one more day!

They have been all here this week. The legends of advertising.

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Lee Clow

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David Droga

We’ll be posting the shots of more as we edit our Cannes photo diary.

And this year, more celebrity talent was imported to entertain and educate the delegates.

The biggest draw was Al Gore who gave a brilliant talk on green marketing, and all of the reasons it was a win for the manufacturers, agencies and of course, the planet.
He discussed some of the companies that have already embraced a “green” vision and have been rewarded for the efforts. In essence, by using the advertising communities talents for good, (as opposed to crass commercialism?) the message will spread globally.
Great, passionate speech which won the crowd over, but perhaps I’m a bit jaded, as I thought the ad community already rallied their skills for this and many other important causes around the globe.

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Al Gore

The folks at Corbis and Creativity put on what was one of the best events I’ve ever attended at the Lions. Set in an elegant, intimate setting, they brought in John Legend to perform for a lucky ticket holding crowd.

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John Legend

Of course, Mr. Legend also gave some time to be on a panel discussing music use in spots.

In a few hours we’ll learn the final winners of the festival and close out the week with a gala and fireworks.

Cheers!
Damon Webster

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Upcoming Events

  • WPPI
  • March 3-10,2016
  • MGM Grand
  • Las Vegas, Nevada
  • AIPAD
  • April13-17,2016
  • Armory on Park Ave
  • NYC, NY

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Current Exhibitions

  • Tisch Photography and Imaging
  • “Robert Frank, Books and Films, 1947-2016”
  • Jan. 28 – Feb. 11, 2016
  • 721 Broadway: LOBBY & 8TH FLOOR GALLERIES
  • NY, NY
  • Tel: 212.998.1930
  • Pace Gallery
  • Irving Penn
    Personal Work
  • Jan 29, 2016 – Mar 05, 2016
  • 534 West 25th Street
  • New York NY 10001
  • Tel: 212.929.7000
  • Getty Center
  • The Younger Generation: Contemporary Japanese Photography
  • October 6, 2015–February 21, 2016
  • 1200 Getty Center Drive
  • Los Angeles, CA. 90049
  • Tel: 310-440-7300
  • Yossi Milo Gallery
  • CHRIS KILLIP, IN FLAGRANTE TWO
  • Jan.28–Feb. 27,2016
  • 245 Tenth Avenue
  • New York,NY 10001
  • Tel: 212-414-0370
  • Howard Greenberg Gallery
  • MARVIN E. NEWMAN: SEQUENTIALLY SOUGHT
  • Through Jan. 30th, 2016
  • 41 East 57th Street, Suite 1406
  • New York,NY 10022
  • Tel: 212-334-0100
  • Staley-Wise Gallery
  • PATRICK DEMARCHELIER: PHOTOGRAPHS 1975 – 2015
  • Through
    Jan. 30th, 2016
  • 560 Broadway
  • New York,NY
  • 10012
  • Phone: 1-212-966-6223
  • Museum of Modern Art
  • Ocean of Images: New Photography 2015
  • November 7, 2015–March 20, 2016
  • 11 West 53rd Street
  • NYC,NY
  • 10019-5497
  • (212) 708-9400
  • Metropolitan Museum of Art
  • The Aftermath of Conflict
  • Through March 6th, 2016
  • 1000 Fifth Avenue (at 82nd Street)
  • New York, NY 10028
  • Phone: 212-535-7710

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