Douglas Kirkland was born in Canada and lives in the Hollywood Hills with his wife and business partner, Francoise. He is a legendary photographer, with a long and illustrious career spanning over six decades. He joined Look Magazine in his early twenties, followed by Life Magazine during the 60’s/70’s shooting photojournalism. It was the Look magazine assignment photographing Marilyn Monroe ( just a year before her death), that is the most well– known. He has captured the famous inclusive of Hollywood’s elite; Elizabeth Taylor, Marlene Dietrich, Jack Nicholson, Michael Jackson, Andy Warhol, and Audrey Hepburn to name a few. Through the years, Douglas Kirkland has worked on the sets of over one hundred motion pictures. He is represented in the world’s finest art collections and archives: The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences; The Smithsonian Institution; The National Portrait Gallery in Canberra, Australia; The National Portrait Gallery in London; The Eastman House in Rochester; The Houston Center for Photography; the Annenberg Space for Photography in Los Angeles; and a retrospective exhibition of his work was at the Museum of...
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