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New in Books: Tom Kelley, Styling the Stars

After a year-long delay, Tom Kelley’s Studio has finally been published by


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Susan Sarandon Cast as Gladys in ‘Secret Life’

Oscar-winning actress Susan Sarandon will play Gladys Baker, Marilyn’s ill-fated mother, in Lifetime’s upcoming adaptation of J. Randy Taraborrelli’s The Secret Life of Marilyn Monroe, according to the Hollywood Reporter. It is set to be filmed in Ontario and Los … Continue reading


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Nickolas Muray Exhibit in Genoa

Photographer Nickolas Muray is the subject of a new retrospective, opening at the Doge’s Palace in Genoa, Italy, and on display until February 8, 2015. Born in Hungary, Muray was also known for his passionate affair with the great Mexican … Continue reading


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Marilyn in Cologne

This 1953 pin-up shot by Bert Reisfield features in a new exhibition at In Focus Gallery in Cologne, Germany, until November 4th. This Marilyn retrospective also includes photographs by Eve Arnold, Andre de Dienes, Elliott Erwitt, Sam Shaw, George Barris, Edward … Continue reading


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Marilyn Poster Pack at The Works

This pack of eight mini-posters, each measuring 12 x 16 inches, is now available from UK bargain bookstore The Works for just £4.99.


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ABG Reveals Plans for Digital Marilyn

“That’s the trouble, a sex symbol becomes a thing. I just hate to be a thing.” – Marilyn Monroe, 1962 After recent news of a legal battle between ABG (Authentic Brands Group, the licensing arm of Marilyn’s estate) and a … Continue reading


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‘Bus Stop’ at BFI London

Bus Stop will be screened at London’s BFI on November 14-16, as part of ‘The Birth of the Method’, a season of movies celebrating great performances by Hollywood’s original Method actors. “As with several Hollywood stars in the 1950s, Marilyn Monroe … Continue reading


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MarilynGeek’s Guide to Niagara

Melinda Mason has compiled an incredible guide to the locations in Niagara – and others visited by Marilyn during filming – for her MarilynGeek website. And to all our readers in Ontario, don’t forget to visit the current exhibition of … Continue reading


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Marilyn: A Woman For All Times

  Marilyn appears in The Times magazine today, so if you’re in the UK you might still find a copy (the online version is for subscribers only.) As part of their regular feature, ‘Contacts: The Story Behind the Picture’ – … Continue reading


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Elliott Erwitt: Regarding Women

Rarely does a year goes by without a new book from Elliott Erwitt, often with Marilyn on the cover. Regarding Women includes rare photographs taken during filming of The Seven Year Itch. “Photographic master Elliott Erwitt has created many noteworthy portraits of … Continue reading


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