Category Archives: Art and Photography

Ernst Haas: On Set

Magnum photographer Ernst Haas, who photographed Marilyn during filming of The Misfits, is the subject of a new coffee-table book, Ernst Haas: On Set, reports Vulture.com.


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Double Platinum: Elliott Erwitt’s Marilyn

I’ve said it before, but nary a year goes by without another Elliott Erwitt retrospective. ‘Double Platinum’, on display until May 27 at Beetles + Huxley in London’s Mayfair, focuses on Erwitt’s portraits of Marilyn during filming of The Seven Year … Continue reading


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Greene Exhibit in Wroclaw, Poland

An archive of lost outtakes by Milton Greene will be on display in the Polish city of Wroclaw this summer, Reuters reports. (For the backstory, read our previous posts here.) “The western Polish city successfully bid for the pictures at … Continue reading


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Don Dondero: Marilyn in Reno

The camera equipment of photographer Don Dondero will be auctioned at the Holabird Western Americana Office, Reno, on April 17, reports Reno Gazette-Journal. The Reno-based photographer chronicled much of Marilyn’s 1960 stay in the city, including her arrival; a press … Continue reading


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Simon Claridge’s ‘Diamond Dust’ Marilyn

Commissioned by Twentieth Century-Fox, artist Simon Claridge’s images of Marilyn, coated in diamond dust, are currently on display (with prints for sale) at branches of Castle Galleries throughout the UK.


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Marilyn in London: Brian Seed’s View

This photograph of a determined-looking Marilyn, arriving at the Comedy Theatre for the London premiere of husband Arthur Miller’s play, A View From the Bridge, in October 1956 – watched by a wanly smiling Sir Laurence Olivier, with whom she … Continue reading


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Marilyn’s Heritage Pics Raise $80,000

Heritage Auctions’ recent online auction of Marilyn photos brought in a combined total of $80,000 – far exceeding expectations, reports Fine Books & Collections. ‘This was the first Marilyn online only auction we have held and the strong results – … Continue reading


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Stern, Barris at Heritage Auctions

Some of the last photos taken of Marilyn – by Bert Stern and George Barris – are up for grabs at Heritage Auctions‘ online sale, running for five days from tomorrow (March 10). Photos by Andre de Dienes, Philippe Halsman, … Continue reading


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The Last Goddess: Grace Hartigan’s ‘Marilyn’

Grace Hartigan was an American Abstract Expressionist painter of the New York School in the 1950s. One of her most famous works, ‘Marilyn’, was created after the death of MM. In a new biography, Restless Ambition: Grace Hartigan, Painter, Cathy … Continue reading


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‘Holding a Good Thought For Marilyn’

Holding a Good Thought For Marilyn: 1926-1954, The Hollywood Years is a new book by Stacy Eubank, who will be well-known to Everlasting Star members as ‘chickeyonthgo’. Stacy is the most knowledgeable Marilyn fan I’ve ever known (and believe me, I … Continue reading


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