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Remembering Kirk Douglas: A Tribute to the By George Collection

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Kirk Douglas was a Hollywood icon and one of the last surviving stars of the Golden Age of Cinema. His career spanned seven decades and included over 90 films. He was known for his rugged good looks, his intense acting style, and his outspoken personality.

REMEMBERING KIRK DOUGLAS: The BY GEORGE Collection
REMEMBERING KIRK DOUGLAS: The BY GEORGE Collection
by David Stephenson

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In addition to his acting career, Douglas was also a passionate collector of art and artifacts. He amassed a vast collection of paintings, sculptures, furniture, and other objects from around the world. His collection, known as the By George Collection, is now housed at the Kirk Douglas Theatre in Culver City, California.

The By George Collection is a testament to Douglas's passion for collecting and his love of art. The collection includes works by some of the most famous artists in history, including Picasso, Matisse, Renoir, and Monet. It also includes a number of rare and unique artifacts, such as a suit of armor that once belonged to Henry VIII and a first edition of the Gutenberg Bible.

Douglas was particularly fond of Western art and artifacts. The By George Collection includes a number of paintings and sculptures of cowboys and Indians, as well as a collection of Native American artifacts. Douglas was also a fan of boxing, and the collection includes a number of boxing gloves and other memorabilia.

The By George Collection is a valuable resource for scholars and collectors alike. It provides a glimpse into the life and mind of one of the most iconic figures in Hollywood history. The collection is also a reminder of the importance of art and culture in our lives.

A Closer Look at the By George Collection

The By George Collection is divided into several different galleries, each of which houses a different type of art or artifact. The galleries include:

  • The Painting Gallery
  • The Sculpture Gallery
  • The Furniture Gallery
  • The Artifact Gallery
  • The Western Art Gallery
  • The Boxing Gallery

The Painting Gallery is home to a number of works by some of the most famous artists in history, including Picasso, Matisse, Renoir, and Monet. The gallery also includes a number of works by lesser-known artists, as well as a number of paintings by Douglas himself.

The Sculpture Gallery houses a collection of sculptures from around the world. The collection includes works by both classical and modern sculptors, as well as a number of works by Native American artists.

The Furniture Gallery houses a collection of furniture from different periods and styles. The collection includes pieces from the Renaissance, the Baroque period, the Victorian era, and the Art Deco period. The gallery also includes a number of pieces of furniture that were designed by Douglas himself.

The Artifact Gallery houses a collection of artifacts from around the world. The collection includes a number of rare and unique artifacts, such as a suit of armor that once belonged to Henry VIII and a first edition of the Gutenberg Bible.

The Western Art Gallery houses a collection of paintings and sculptures of cowboys and Indians. The gallery also includes a collection of Native American artifacts.

The Boxing Gallery houses a collection of boxing gloves and other memorabilia. The collection includes gloves that were used by some of the most famous boxers in history, including Jack Dempsey, Joe Louis, and Muhammad Ali.

The Legacy of Kirk Douglas

Kirk Douglas was a true Hollywood legend. He was a talented actor, a passionate collector, and a generous philanthropist. His legacy will continue to inspire and entertain generations to come.

The By George Collection is a testament to Douglas's passion for collecting and his love of art. The collection is a valuable resource for scholars and collectors alike. It is also a reminder of the importance of art and culture in our lives.

Visit the By George Collection

The By George Collection is open to the public from Tuesday to Sunday. Admission is free.

The Kirk Douglas Theatre is located at:

9820 Washington Blvd
Culver City, CA 90232

For more information, please visit the Kirk Douglas Theatre website.

REMEMBERING KIRK DOUGLAS: The BY GEORGE Collection
REMEMBERING KIRK DOUGLAS: The BY GEORGE Collection
by David Stephenson

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Language : English
File size : 1179 KB
Text-to-Speech : Enabled
Enhanced typesetting : Enabled
Word Wise : Enabled
Print length : 15 pages
Lending : Enabled
Screen Reader : Supported
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REMEMBERING KIRK DOUGLAS: The BY GEORGE Collection
REMEMBERING KIRK DOUGLAS: The BY GEORGE Collection
by David Stephenson

5 out of 5

Language : English
File size : 1179 KB
Text-to-Speech : Enabled
Enhanced typesetting : Enabled
Word Wise : Enabled
Print length : 15 pages
Lending : Enabled
Screen Reader : Supported
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