A Life in Pictures: The Douglas Kirkland Monograph
Foreword by Baz Luhrman and Catherine Martin.
Douglas Kirkland has given us some of culture’s most iconic images: Prince Charles and Princess Diana's famous wedding day balcony kiss, Marilyn Monroe swathed in silk sheets, andTitanic’s Jack and rose embracing in the frigid waters of the Atlantic, just to name a few. A Life in Pictures is, finally, a comprehensive volume of collected images honoring the talented photographer who has assiduously recorded and shaped contemporary culture
Featuring an insightful foreword by acclaimed director Baz Luhrmann and his award-winning wife, Catherine Martin, this volume reveals both Kirkland and his prolific work. This comprehensive volume of collected images honors the talented photographer who has been such an integral force in both the photography world and in contemporary culture.
About the Author:
Douglas Kirkland is one of the best-known long-term photographers of our time and has worked forLookandLifemagazines, where he photographed such icons as Elizabeth Taylor, Marilyn Monroe, and Marlene Dietrich. He has also worked on the sets of more than 150 motion pictures, many of them iconic. His numerous awards include a Lucie for Outstanding Achievement in Entertainment Photography, The Golden Eye of Russia, and a Lifetime Achievement Award from CAPIC in Canada, and the 2010 Cinema Italian Style Award. In February 2011, the American Society of Cinematographers ASC presented him with the prestigious President's Award.
Kirkland's fine arts photography has been exhibited all over the world. His exhibition ofFreeze Frameis now in the permanent collection of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in Beverly Hills. His work is also in the permanent collections of the Smithsonian; the National Portrait Gallery in Canberra, Australia; the National Portrait Gallery in London; the Eastman House in Rochester; and the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in Los Angeles.
He is also a sought-after lecturer and member of Canon's Explorers of Light and an associate member of the American Society of Cinematographers.
G Editions LLC ISBN: 978-0-9881745-8-0 304 pages | 10 x 13" | Hardcover