Andy Warhol Trash (1970)

Douglas Kirkland (1934-)

Archival pigment print.
Newly-framed in polished aluminium as pictured

101cm x 133cm in the frame


Archival pigment print.

An icon of photo-journalism, Douglas Kirkland is an American photographer renowned for his portraits of Marilyn Monroe, Audrey Hepburn, and Brigitte Bardot as well as these images of Andy Warhol taken at the artist’s studio in 1970. Born in Fort Erie, Canada, he began his career as an apprentice to the acclaimed photographer Irving Penn in 1957. Five years later, Kirkland was put on an assignment for Look magazine to photograph Coco Chanel, the success of which propelled him to the top of his profession. Over the decades that followed, Kirkland was employed as a photographer on more than 100 films, and in 1995, he received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the American Motion Pictures Society of Operating Cameramen. He currently lives and works in Hollywood Hills, CA. Today, the artist’s photographs are held in the collections of the National Portrait Gallery in London, the George Eastman Museum in Rochester, and the Smithsonian Institute in Washington, D.C., among others.

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