Coco Chanel: Three Weeks/1962

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Here is a distinctly unique look at the woman who transformed twentieth century fashion. No stranger to photographing some of the world's most beloved icons, including Man Ray, Marilyn Monroe, and Judy Garland, among countless others, Douglas Kirkland fixed his lens on Chanel for twenty-one days in 1962. Sent to Paris on assignment for Look magazine, Kirkland ended up living with Chanel for three weeks, catching both the public and the intimate moments of Chanel's daily life. This collection of never-before-seen photographs is as staggeringly beautiful as it is an impassioned portraiture, shedding new light on one of the great stories of the modern age. Not just a record of Kirkland's impressions of "Mademoiselle", this book also features a compelling foreword by literary giant Judith Thurman, who poignantly contextualizes the relationship between Kirkland and Chanel, making this book every bit as incomparable as Mademoiselle herself.

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Douglas Kirkland is one of the best-known and longest working photographers of our time. He began on assignment for Look and Life magazines, where he photographed such icons as Elizabeth Taylor, Marilyn Monroe, and Marlene Dietrich. He has also photographed on the sets of over 100 motion pictures, many of them iconic. Kirkland has been named "Photographer of the Year" (PMDA) and "Mentor of the Year" (Fotofusion). He lives in Los Angeles, California with his wife and business partner, Francoise. Judith Thurman writes primarily about fashion, its personages, trends, and history. She began contributing to The New Yorker in 1987, and became a staff writer in 2000. She has won several awards, including the 1983 National Book Award for Nonfiction.

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"Each image makes you feel as though you are right there, experiencing this privileged world!"
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The great photographer Henri Cartier-Bresson once said, ‘During the work, you have to be sure that you haven’t left any holes, that you’ve captured everything, because afterwards it will be too late,’ but as for Stephen Posen’s photographs in ‘Ellipsis: Dual Vision By Stephen Posen’, published by Glitterati Incorporated, it’s exactly those holes that make his work stand out, leaving a lasting impression. (Yvette de las Nueces May 13, 2015)

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Kirkland, Douglas
Editorial: Glitterati Inc (2014)
ISBN 10: 0990380823 ISBN 13: 9780990380825
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Revaluation Books
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Descripción Glitterati Inc, 2014. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: Brand New. special edition edition. 144 pages. 11.50x10.00x1.42 inches. In Stock. Nº de ref. de la librería 0990380823

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