Category Archives: Art and Photography

Marilyn’s New Polish Home

Last month, ES Updates reported on the Polish auction of Milton Greene’s photos. Today, StandArt News reports that the archive will be the centrepiece of a new national museum of photography, opening in Wroclaw in 2016. “On 25 June 2014, … Continue reading


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Ileana Hunter’s Minimalist Marilyn

The latest pencil portrait of Marilyn by super-talented Ileana Hunter – after Bert Stern’s iconic 1962 photo – has just been unveiled on Etsy. The original is 11 x 16″, graphite on extra smooth Bristol board. Prints are available to order.


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Mike Bell’s ‘Marilyn’ in Atlantic City

‘The Art of Mike Bell’, a new exhibition featuring this monochrome painting of Marilyn as Grand Marshal at the 1952 Miss America Parade in Atlantic City, opens today and will be on display at the Noyes Art Garage, A.C. until … Continue reading


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Julian Wasser: ‘The Way We Were’

This photo of Marilyn attending the Golden Globes in 1962 – one of her final public appearances, to accept an award as ‘World Film Favourite’ – is included in The Way We Were, a new book of photos by Julian … Continue reading


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Richard Avedon Exhibit in Perth

‘Richard Avedon – People’, a touring exhibit featuring photos of Marilyn, Arthur Miller and others, reaches the Art Gallery of Western Australia on August 2, staying until November 17, Gail Williams reports for Perth Now. “His legacy of work – preserved … Continue reading


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Magnum Photo Exhibit in New York

A current exhibition at New York’s Milk Gallery – on display until July 13 – explores how classic Magnum photos were created via contact sheets, including this Eve Arnold shot of Marilyn filming The Misfits, reports NY Magazine.  


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Pop Art Marilyn in Paris

Pop art images of Marilyn by Andy Warhol, Robert Indiana, Mel Ramos, Russell Young and Mr Brainwash – as well as photos by Lawrence Schiller – feature in ‘Les Marilyn’, an exhibition at the Galerie Tagliatella in Paris, on display … Continue reading


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From Lady Liberty to Marilyn

Happy Independence Day to all our American readers! This ‘paste-up’ by street artist Pegasus - blending MM in The Seven Year Itch with the Statue of Liberty – can now be seen in the Bushwick area of Brooklyn, NYC.


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Greene Photo Auction in Poland

The ongoing saga of Milton Greene’s missing Polish photo archive has taken another unexpected turn, reports the New York Times. A collection of 3,100 prints will be auctioned this Wednesday, June 25 – on condition that the archive stays in … Continue reading


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Backstory: Marilyn on Madison, 1962

Writing for the Worcester Telegram today, Liz Smith explores the backstory behind a fan photo taken as Marilyn left John F. Kennedy’s birthday gala at Madison Square Garden. There’s just one problem – the photo isn’t included! I’ve found a … Continue reading


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