SPECIAL EVENT: April 18, 11am
Hear the stories behind the photographs, a gallery tour with Douglas Kirkland
Exhibition on view through April 21, 2019
Palos Verdes Art Center
5504 W. Crestridge Road
Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275
Galleries open 9am – 5pm, Monday through Friday; 10am – 4pm Saturday
Palos Verdes Art Center / Beverly G. Alpay Center for Arts Education is pleased to announce a special event in conjunction with Douglas Kirkland, an exhibition of works by Hollywood’s legendary photographer.
Meet Douglas Kirkland at PVAC, April 18 at 11 am, when the photographer tells the stories behind his iconic photos during an informal tour of the exhibition led by the maestro himself. Free to the public.
The exhibition includes over 60 photographs spanning Kirkland’s career – many presented in heroic scale, including a twelve-foot tall print of a Hasselblad contact sheet of Marilyn Monroe images, and an array of photos that cover the exterior facade of Palos Verdes Art Center. Admission to the galleries is free.
Douglas Kirkland is an award-winning celebrity photographer. He joined Look Magazine in his early twenties, then Life Magazine during the golden age of photojournalism in the 1960s and 1970s. He simultaneously contributed to other major publications around the world, including The London Sunday Times Magazine, The New York Times Magazine and Town & Country, among many others.
Between 1960 and the present, Douglas Kirkland has photographed over 2,000 assignments and more than 600 major celebrities – from Marilyn Monroe to Angelina Jolie. During the same period he worked on the sets of more than 150 motion pictures, including The Sound of Music (1964), 2001: A Space Odyssey(1968), Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969), Out of Africa (1985) Titanic(1997) Moulin Rouge (2000), Australia (2007), The Great Gatsby (2011), and The 33 in 2014.
His books include Light Years (1989), Icons (1993), Legends (1999), Body Stories(1998), Freeze Frame (2007), An Evening With Marilyn (2002), Coco Chanel: Three Weeks (2008), James Cameron’s Titanic (1997), Michael Jackson the Making of Thriller (2010), With Marilyn (2012). A monograph on his career, Douglas Kirkland – A Life in Pictures, was released in September of 2013. His new book, Physical Poetry Alphabet, was released in June 2018 by Sylph Editions in London.
For more information: http://pvartcenter.org/
Palos Verdes Art Center
5504 W. Crestridge Road Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275 USA
March 09, 2019 to April 21, 2019