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Description - A Life in Pictures by Douglas Kirkland

Douglas Kirkland has amassed an impressive body of work throughout his 50-year photography career, his images running the gamut from stars and film-makers, to classics and collectables, to love and nudes. Here, the photographer presents a collection of his images accompanied by a story of his career's development told from his perspective. Kirkland worked for such publications as Look Magazine and Life Magazine, but his career took off with his legendary 1961 Marilyn Monroe shoot for 'Look's' 25th anniversary issue, the photographs from which are still recreated by stars today. 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.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780988174580
ISBN-10: 0988174588
Format: Hardback
(336mm x 257mm x mm)
Pages: 368
Imprint: Glitterati Inc
Publisher: Glitterati Inc
Publish Date: 28-Aug-2013
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Douglas Kirkland

Douglas Kirkland has perfected his craft over the past five decades, travelling to six continents and working as a stills photographer on more than 150 motion picture sets, including 'Butch Cassidy' and the 'Sundance Kid', 'The Sound of Music', 'Moulin Rouge!', and 'The Great Gatsby.' He has photographed Charlie Chaplin, Brigitte Bardot, John Wayne, Sean Connery, Andy Warhol, Coco Chanel, Elizabeth Taylor, Robert De Niro, Meryl Streep, Michael Jackson, and Nicole Kidman, among hundreds of other celebrities. In short, Kirkland is as much a star as those he photographs. When not travelling and taking pictures, Kirkland lives in the Hollywood Hills with his wife and business partner, Francoise.

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