Tag Archives: Cecil Beaton

Marilyn in Tokyo

This image of Marilyn, taken by Cecil Beaton in 1956, was spotted in the Ginza shopping district of Tokyo by Shizuo Kambayashi.

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More From Julien’s ‘Icons and Idols’

Art Daily has covered the upcoming ‘Icons and Idols’ sale at Julien’s Auctions, focussing on Marilyn-related items, including an 8pp letter, handwritten by the teenage Norma Jeane to Grace Goddard; the ‘Theda Bara’ costume used in Avedon’s ‘Fabled Enchantresses’ shoot; and … Continue reading

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Cecil Beaton: The New York Years

A new exhibition (with accompanying book) opening at the Museum of the City of New York next month. “Cecil Beaton: The New York Years Oct 25 through Feb 20 From the 1920s through the ‘60s, Manhattan’s artistic and social circles embraced … Continue reading

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Jackie Kennedy and Marilyn’s ‘Allure’

Diana Vreeland, the formidable editor of Vogue and Harper’s Bazaar, included this photo of Marilyn (taken by Cecil Beaton in 1956) in her 1980 book, Allure. Vreeland worked with Jackie Kennedy on the project, as William Kuhn recounts in Reading … Continue reading

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Immortal Marilyn in October

This month’s updates include Fraser Penney’s review of Keith Badman’s new book, The Final Years of Marilyn Monroe; a profile of photographer Cecil Beaton, by Betsy Brett; and Tony Plant shares a 1961 interview with Marilyn by famed Hollywood columnist … Continue reading

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