Iconic Imagery of Marilyn Monroe
Online Only Photography Auction
Online Auction Ends 6:00 PM on Sunday, August 13th
Julien’s Auctions invites you to experience Marilyn Monroe as viewed by the photographers who captured her essence. Bidders have the opportunity to bid online on a carefully curated selection of photographs of the Hollywood legend.
The sale represents the work of six infamous photographers who shot Monroe from their unique perspectives in the years 1945-1962. The images document Monroe through her career development and journey to becoming the woman who continues to fascinate the world. This online-only auction includes photographs by Bruno Bernard, better known as Bernard of Hollywood, taken in 1945 of a young starlet at the start of her career; 1952 images by Andre DeDienes of the actress on her ascent in Hollywood and additional photos by DeDienes as he photographed Monroe early in her modeling career; also featured in the sale is photographer Phillipe Halsman who revealed Monroe’s fragile strength and sensuality; George Barris who took us behind the scenes revealing Monroe as a woman dealing with the pressures of stardom; Eli Attar who captured Monroe’s candid and off-hand beauty; and Douglas Kirkland, who showed the world Monroe’s playful, yearning and complicated view of herself as a sex object.
Each photographer approached Marilyn differently and through their singular talents and lenses revealed a new facet to the iconic star whom we know so well but, really, know not enough at all.
Join us at julienslive.com in this celebration of art, perspective, and Marilyn Monroe. This sale closes on August 13, at 6:00 p.m. PST. Don’t miss this opportunity to enhance your collection, and your view, of one of Hollywood’s most beloved and complicated stars.
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