Corbis contributor Douglas Kirkland is celebrating the publication of his new book A Life in Pictures: The Douglas Kirkland Monograph with two book signings in New York City this week. Thursday, November 21st at Rizzoli Book Store and Friday, November 22nd at Technogym Soho.
More about the making of this book via this Lynda.com video.
Douglas Kirkland was born in Toronto Canada. He joined Look Magazine in his early twenties, and later Life Magazine during the golden age of 60’s/70’s photojournalism. Among his assignments were essays on Greece, Lebanon and Japan as well as fashion and celebrity work, photographing Marilyn Monroe, Elizabeth Taylor and Marlene Dietrich among others.
Through the years, Douglas Kirkland has worked on the sets of over one hundred motion pictures. Among them, “Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid”, “2001 A Space Odyssey”, “Out of Africa”, “Titanic” “Moulin Rouge” and “Australia” Baz Luhrmann’s epic starring Nicole Kidman and Hugh Jackman.