Marilyn Raises Millions in Bendigo

Australia’s unofficial ‘year of Marilyn’ has been a resounding success, as the Bendigo Advertiser reports. “Bendigo Art Gallery’s Marilyn Monroe exhibition brought more than $13 million into the region, Victorian government modelling has shown. Bendigo East MP Jacinta Allan announced on Wednesday $13.2 million in economic impact for Bendigo was derived from the four-month exhibition, …

Last Chance for Marilyn in Bendigo

The highly popular Australian exhibit, Twentieth Century Fox Presents Marilyn Monroe, will close on July 10, reports the Bendigo Advertiser. “In the final weeks of the exhibition, the gallery is presenting a number of programs to complement the exhibition: Curator’s introduction, noon, Thursday, June 23. Join exhibition curator Tansy Curtin for a special overview, as she discusses the …

Marilyn’s Photographers Celebrated in Bendigo

A new article for the Bendigo Advertiser focuses on the importance of photography in Marilyn’s career, and her work with masters of the art such as Andre de Dienes, Eve Arnold, Cecil Beaton and Richard Avedon, as featured in the Bendigo Art Gallery’s current exhibition, Twentieth Century Fox Presents Marilyn Monroe. “THE photographic works included in …

Collecting Marilyn: From Hollywood to Bendigo

With the much-anticipated Australian exhibit, Twentieth Century Fox Presents Marilyn Monroe, opening at the Bendigo Art Gallery next Friday (March 5), Los Angeles-based collector Scott Fortner – whose treasure trove will be featured extensively in the display – has been interviewed by Time Out. “I’ve basically been collecting Marilyn Monroe related pieces for as long …