OPENING WITH THE ARTIST

Until January 31st 2020

 

Paci contemporary gallery is glad to announce the upcoming opening, in the new prestigious gallery location in Brescia, of the first great show focused on the legendary American photographer DOUGLAS KIRKLAND, one of the latest  “new entry”.

Cutting edge of fashion, photojournalism and portraiture, Kirkland has been working for the world’s most reputable magazines for more than 50 years.

The Show, featuring different sections, aims to recreate the entire production of the artist combining his most famous and well-known photographs to some unpublished works shown here for the first time.

Focus of the exhibition are the famous icons, “The Icons”, incomparable portraits of the most famous movie stars, artisti del calibro di Audrey Hepburn, Brigitte Bardot, Paul Newman, Jack Nicholson, Sophia Loren, Angelina Jolie…

Not to miss are also the special photographs of Marilyn Monroe, portrayed during a night made history, still today among the most famous shots of the actress.

There will also be other works focused on fashion world, among which the ones dedicated to Coco Chanel.

A special preview will be centered on Douglas Kirkland’s unpublish and new work connected to a special photographic reinterpretation of the alphabet. Taking inspiration from Erté’s iconic Art Deco-Style Alphabet Suite (created between 1927 and 1967) Douglas and Françoise Kirkland has created the stunning “Physical Poetry Alphabet Book”.

The exhibition will be accompanied by an unpublished volume, curated by Paci contemporary gallery, with an introduction by Douglas & Françoise Kirkland and Walter Guadagnini, published by Silvana Editoriale, focused on the entire production of the artist.

 

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