luxury used to be based on extreme quality and rareness
photographs taken on hollywood boulevard. the oscars are the most esteemed movie awards of the year. i observed all the preparation and felt the anticipation and the anxiety of hundreds of people at work with cameras, lights, carpets, and couture. people of great talent and works of enormous imagination and creativity will be be acknowledged at the academy awards tonight. movie stars are rare of course because their faces are familiar. winners win because of the quality of their work. on every television tonight, the oscars will acknowledge these unique people and their successful work. it is a glamorous affair, the most elegant of events. so here is to keeping in mind that the luxury of the oscars is not based on the red carpet or the gold trophies. luxury is based on people of genius and works of brilliance.