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Single malt whisky brand The Macallan has commissioned Annie Leibovitz for the third edition of its Masters of Photography series. The Macallan Masters of Photography series features exclusive collaborations, conjoining the art of whisky making with the artist’s interpretation of the world of The Macallan. Previous editions were authored by iconic photographers Rankin and Albert Watson. “This year, Annie Leibovitz, chosen for her exceptional skill and inimitable style, has interpreted four single cask variants released for the first time, resulting in four powerful images,” the company says. “Shot against dramatic backdrops in and around New York City, Annie Leibovitz captures the brilliance of a moment where everything comes together, showcasing the stature of whisky as an icon of taste and masculinity.”
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The big reveal of The Macallan Masters of Photography Annie Leibovitz edition featuring Kevin McKidd in Hong Kong on May 24th.
Annie Leibovitz has interpreted four single cask variants released for the first time, resulting in four powerful images. Renowned Scots actor Kevin McKidd was cast in the role of leading man. Shot against dramatic backdrops in and around New York City, Annie Leibovitz captures the brilliance of a moment where everything comes together, showcasing the iconic stature of whisky, confirming The Macallan as 'The Last Word' in luxury.
Each of the four unique single malts is crafted to reflect the mood of the signed Annie Leibovitz print that it is paired with. The four single cask whiskies have been matured in different cask types to be completely unique and original and are available worldwide from May 2012, priced at $2,750.
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