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Legendary Hollywood Photographer Douglas Kirkland Presents: Beyond the Lens

If you’re a lover of classic Hollywood, this is a rare and special art exhibition by the legendary photographer Douglas Kirkland, who’s taken some of the most iconic photographs in Hollywood history.

The exhibition will feature a compilation of the most prominent images captured throughout Kirkland’s 50-year history. These include shots from his collection of books including, “Light Years”, “Icons”, “Legends”, “Body Stories”, “An Evening with Marilyn”, the best-selling “James Cameron’s Titanic”, “Freeze Frame” and “Coco Chanel, Three Weeks” and Kirkland’s 2013 monograph.

Marilyn Monroe by Douglas Kirkland

Kirkland has worked with nearly every iconic star one can imagine from John Lennon to Marilyn Monroe and Jack Nicholson to Nicole Kidman.

Judy Garland, Dean Martin, Frank Sinatra

Judy Garland, Dean Martin, Frank Sinatra

Douglas Kirkland is proud to present his latest exhibition, DOUGLAS KIRKLAND: BEYOND THE LENS, on exhibition and available for acquisition only at the venerable Mouche Gallery in Beverly Hills beginning Wednesday, April 26 through Wednesday, May 10, 2017.

Robert Redford, Katherine Ross and Paul Newman from "The Sundance Kid …ce Kid" 1968

Robert Redford, Katherine Ross and Paul Newman from “The Sundance Kid” 1968

Kirkland joined Look Magazine in his early twenties, and later Life Magazine during the golden age of 60’s/70’s photojournalism.

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Sophia Loren and Charlie Chaplin

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.

Brigitte Bardot in Mexico, 1964

Brigitte Bardot in Mexico, 1964

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”, “Sound of Music”, “Out of Africa”, “Titanic,” “Moulin Rouge,” “Australia” and “The Great Gatsby,” Baz Luhrmann’s film starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Tobey Maguire.

Coco Chanel, Paris, 1962

Coco Chanel, Paris, 1962

Kirkland, who is considered one of the most respected photographers in the industry, will make special in-gallery appearances throughout opening weekend Friday, April 28 from 6-8pm, Saturday, April 29 from 1-4pm and Sunday, April 30 from 1-4pm.

Call 310-858-8114 or visit mouchegallery.com for more info.
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