Marilyn Monroe, 1961, Classic Horizontal - Douglas KIRKLAND

Marilyn Monroe, 1961, Classic Horizontal

Douglas KIRKLAND

Marilyn MONROE, 1961, Classic Horizontal, series: 'An evening with Marilyn'

Original photography

Pigment print on archival paper

Signed, titled and numbered by the artist

61 x 76,2 cm / 24 x 30 inch, edition of 25

76,2 x 101,6 cm / 30 x 40 inch, edition of 25

93 x 118 cm / 37 x 47 inch, edition of 12

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    Iconic photographs, unforgettable photographs, inspiring photographs… Fashion photographs are part of our lives and influence them. Ormond GIGLI, Douglas KIRKLAND and Jean-Daniel LORIEUX, represented by Galerie GADCOLLECTION , are the masters. What is fashion photography? The notion of " fashion " refers to the way of dressing present in a specific place at a given time. It ranges from clothing to clothing or beauty accessories. It is a notion that is by definition moving and constantly evolving. Fashion photography is a genre of photography devoted to showcasing clothing and fashion accessories . Fashion photos highlight a specific style of dress. These are usually high fashion pieces. These are worn by models staged by fashion photographers. These photographs are intended to sell a garment or an accessory by highlighting it. It is therefore a photographic genre w...

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  • Douglas KIRKLAND

    Douglas KIRKLAND was born in 1934 in Toronto. Child, he has been amazed by Photography and his kith and kin became his very first models. Douglas KIRKLAND still does not know that during the next years, the most prominent Hollywood celebrities will pose in front of his camera. In the early stages of his career Douglas KIRKLAND worked in a small photo studio, in Richmond (Virginia). Thanks to his meetings, he discovered the photographs of Irving PENN. That was a revelation. Douglas KIRKLAND was fond of it, he sent several letters to the famous photographer and succeeded in becoming Irving PENN’s assistant. He is a quick learner but the meager salary was not enough and Irving PENN refused to increase his wage. We were in 1957, Douglas gave himself one year to carve out a place as photographer by his own mean. The road had been a bit longer. He constructed his portfolio step by step...

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Data sheet

Format : Horizontal

Type : Color

Theme : Portrait

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