Kim Gottlieb-Walker Biography
Gottlieb-Walker would remain a frequent contributor at Paramount Pictures, working on Cheers, Star Trek: The Next Generation, and Star Trek: Deep Space Nine. Beyond the film and television industry, she earned praise for her intimate photographs of musicians and pop-culture icons. Collaborators began requesting her photojournalist skills to capture the likeness and reactions of stars like Andy Warhol, Jimi Hendrix, and Bob Marley during interviews. Her photography is characterized by this closeness, which humanizes the pop art genre and Hollywood alike.
Specializing in candid photography, photojournalism, and film stills, Kim Gottlieb-Walker’s work captures behind the scenes of the entertainment industry. Born in 1947, Gottlieb-Walker began their practice documenting the Free Speech Movement in Berkeley, California while consistently contributing to underground publications. Post-graduation from UCLA, she began a close collaboration with John Carpenter, who hired her for major motion pictures including Christine, The Fog, and most famously the Halloween series.