Category Archives: Art and Photography

Snooker Champ Sells Marilyn Photos

British snooker star Dominic Dale is selling his collection of 32 stunning original prints of Marilyn, including works by Andre de Dienes, George Barris, and the 1952 Frank Powolny shot that inspired Andy Warhol, reports the Shropshire Star. As part of … Continue reading


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Julien’s Reveal Marilyn’s ‘Lost Archive’

Julien’s Auctions have announced details of their next auction, ‘Icons and Idols: Property from the Life and Career of Marilyn Monroe‘, set for December 6. Already the subject of many news articles, the auction items can be viewed here. It … Continue reading


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Often Mistaken for Marilyn

 This 1992 photo of supermodel Eva Herzigova is often mistaken for Marilyn. In another great Buzzfeed post, Immortal Marilyn’s Marijane Gray sets the record straight about some of the most commonly misidentified images.


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London Exhibit Features Davidson, Erwitt

 Bruce Davidson’s photo of a pensive Marilyn, watched by husband Arthur Miller during filming of The Misfits, features in The Photographers 2014, a dual exhibition at two London galleries, Beetles+Huxley and Osborne Samuel (whose website includes several photos of Marilyn … Continue reading


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Celebrating Marilyn in Colorado

The touring exhibition, Marilyn: Celebrating an American Icon, comes to Fort Collins Museum of Art in Colorado from November 1-December 27, reports The Coloradoan.  “The museum will feature the exhibition depicting various stages of the screen goddess’s career beginning Saturday. It showcases 115 … Continue reading


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When Miss Mizzou Met Marilyn

In a new book, Miss Mizzou: A Life Beyond Comics, J.B. Winter explores how, back in 1952, a rising star called Marilyn Monroe was rumoured to have inspired cartoonist Milton Caniff to create Miss Mizzou, a trench-coated blonde bombshell, featured … Continue reading


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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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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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