Whereas nonetheless a time-honored custom, the Self-importance Honest Oscars afterparty is comparatively fashionable in comparison with the precise Academy awards. The very first one occurred as lately as 1994, at Morton’s Eatery in West Hollywood. In solidarity with the Writers Guild of America strike, the occasion was canceled in 2008. Since then, it’s been hosted often, altering venues a number of occasions, first to the Sundown Tower after which to a location at 8680 Sundown Boulevard, in West Hollywood.
Extra lately, it’s been held within the Wallis Annenberg Heart for the Performing Arts in Beverly Hills, a bit extra of a mouthful than ‘Morton’s Eatery.’ Mark Seliger stays the official photographer and portraitist for the occasion, although you will have already seen his work, which consists of portraits of Barack Obama, the Dalai Lama, and Kurt Cobain’s head framed with doll heads and roses.