Tag Archives: McMichael

Meeting George Zimbel

Melinda Mason’s account of meeting George Zimbel – one of the photographers who covered the famous ‘subway scene’ shoot from The Seven Year Itch – last week at the ongoing Marilyn exhibit at the McMichael, Ontario, is posted at The … Continue reading

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‘Canadian or American?’

The twin Marilyn Monroe exhibitions currently on show at the McMichael Gallery, Toronto, are also being documented in photos and on video, via Facebook and Youtube.

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Marilyn in the Blogosphere

Andy Warhol’s Nine Multi-Colored Marilyns (Reversal Series) (1979-86) sold for £3.2 million at Sotheby’s, London, last Tuesday, after the auction was interrupted by protesters campaigning against cuts to public services, including the arts. John Reznikoff, of University Archives, has spoken … Continue reading

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Red, White and Blonde

Peter Goddard has reviewed ‘Life as a Legend’ and ‘Marilyn in Canada’, both now showing at Toronto’s The McMichael. ‘Norma Jeane Baker was naked, not yet “a nude,” in posing for Kelley. Her pale arms are outstretched behind her head, … Continue reading

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