Matthew Modine : Full Metal Diary. Axiom Contemporary. Los Angeles. Photos

FULL METAL DIARY – MATTHEW MODINE   On the 30th anniversary of Stanley Kubrick’s Full Metal Jacket, Matthew Modine’s Full Metal Diary, a collection of rarely seen, medium-format photos taken on the set of the 1987 acclaimed war film, is on display at Axiom Contemporary in Santa Monica, with a closing party on Friday, February 23 from 6-9pm.Modine’s work was recently featured at the 23rd annual LA Art Show, which saw a record-breaking attendance with nearly 70,000 viewers.                                                            

Kubrick encouraged Modine to keep a diary of his experiences playing US Marine Private Joker. The images offer an intimate behind-the-scenes look at one of cinema’s finest directors — known for his penchant for privacy — and the young actor who worked with the legendary filmmaker over a two-year period. Full Metal Diary is a glimpse of an artist at work and a look at the iconic film through a collaborator’s eyes. For more info contact [email protected]    “

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