Tag Archives: George Barris

CMG Sue Over MM Image Rights

CMG Worldwide – who managed licensing rights for Marilyn’s image until 2010 – are at loggerheads with her estate, according to the Hollywood Reporter. “When the Monroe estate terminated its relationship with CMG, the parties allegedly reached a deal whereby … Continue reading


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Barris Archive Launches New Website

  One of Marilyn’s last photographers, George Barris, has launched a new website.


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Pop Artist Richard Hamilton Dies

The British artist, Richard Hamilton, has died aged 89. One of his most famous works was ‘My Marilyn’ (1966), one of the few pop art pieces that succeeds in showing Marilyn as a human being as well as an icon. … Continue reading


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George Barris to Attend Birthday Exhibition

George Barris, one of Marilyn’s last photographers, will appear at the opening night of ‘Happy Birthday Marilyn’ at the Andrew Weiss Gallery, Los Angeles, on June 1st. “These photographs are very dear and personal to me. Marilyn was much more … Continue reading


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‘Euphoria, Take My Hand’

A 1962 shot by George Barris, of Marilyn wrapped in a green towel, sipping champagne on Santa Monica Beach, features on the cover of EUPHORIC///HEARTBREAK, the new album by Scottish band Glasvegas. The album was recorded in Santa Monica, so … Continue reading


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Barris Photos Sold at Auction

Four photographs of Marilyn, taken by George Barris, were sold at the Vision 21 auction at Bonham’s today. “Portraits of the¬†iconic blonde by photographer George Barris exceeded pre-auction estimates, bringing in ¬£1,320/$2,113 (1962′s “Marilyn in the Garden” and 1954′s “Marilyn … Continue reading


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‘Marilyn: The Personal Archive’

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Marilyn Today

Marilyn Today is the magazine for members of ‘Some Like it Hot’, a postal fan club based in Germany. September’s issue includes an interview with photographer George Barris. Thanks to Chris


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