Michael Jackson Deluxe: The Making of

Michael Jackson Deluxe: The Making of "Thriller": 4 Days/1983

by Douglas Kirkland
     
 

"The photographs in this book freeze the incandescent moment when a young man from Gary, Indiana, rocketed to superstardom. Douglas Kirkland has captured Michael Jackson in all his brilliance, giving his all to his artistry. His music and his moves are eternal ." -from the Introduction by Nancy Griffin.

Celebrated photographer Douglas Kirkland was the only

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"The photographs in this book freeze the incandescent moment when a young man from Gary, Indiana, rocketed to superstardom. Douglas Kirkland has captured Michael Jackson in all his brilliance, giving his all to his artistry. His music and his moves are eternal ." -from the Introduction by Nancy Griffin.

Celebrated photographer Douglas Kirkland was the only photographer allowed on the set of the groundbreaking video "Thriller" in 1983. For four extraordinary days, Kirkland observed and photographed Michael Jackson and the cast and crew, documenting his transformation from a shy, private person to the beloved, larger-than-life performer and star.

With his trademark ability to capture intimate snapshots, Kirkland makes you feel like you're right there on the set, granting VIP access to the artist and the best music video of all time. The astonishing photos are accompanied by interviews and quotations from musicians and celebrities and a foreword by renowned music journalist Nancy Griffin.

This special Limited Edition Box Set is the ultimate tribute to the King of Pop and makes a stunning gift for the discerning collector, fan or music lover.

This Deluxe Edition of 100 includes:

8" x 10" limited edition photographic print of Michael Jackson, signed and numbered by Douglas Kirkland and 192-page book with over 200 color photographs, encased in a custom-made Lucite box.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781936297412
Publisher:
Filipacchi Publishing
Publication date:
11/30/2010
Edition description:
Deluxe Limited Edition
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
13.50(w) x 14.80(h) x 3.00(d)

Meet the Author

Born in Toronto, Douglas Kirkland worked as an apprentice to Irving Penn and began his independent career shooting for Look and Life magazines. Kirkland has received numerous awards including a Lifetime Achievement Award from the American S.O.C, a Lucie for Outstanding Achievement in Entertainment Photography, The Golden Eye of Russia and a Life Time Achievement Award from CAPIC in his native Canada. When not traveling the globe on assignment, he lives in the Hollywood Hills with his wife and business partner, Françoise.

Journalist Nancy Griffin has written extensively about the entertainment industry in publications including The New Yorker, The New York Times, Esquire, GQ, Newsweek, Time and Vanity Fair. She lives in Venice, California, with her husband, architect Steven Ehrlich.

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