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Marilyn Monroe: Metamorphosis by David Wills 006203619X 9780062036193
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Marilyn Monroe: Metamorphosis by David Wills

<p>There have been many Marilyn Monroe photo books-but nothing like this.</p> <p>Curator and photographic preservationist David Wills has amassed one of the worlds largest independent archives of original Marilyn Monroe photographs. Now, in <i>Marilyn Monroe: Metamorphosis</i>, he has gathered spectacular, museum-quality work from Marilyns key photographers-Richard Avedon, George Barris, Cecil Beaton, Bernard of Hollywood, Andre de Dienes, Elliott Erwitt, Milton Greene, Philippe Halsman, Tom Kelley, Douglas Kirkland, Willy Rizzo, Sam Shaw, and many others-to create this dazzling portfolio of images from every period of Marilyn Monroes adult life, from her wedding day in 1942 till just weeks before her death two decades later. <i>Marilyn Monroe: Metamorphosis</i> pays homage to her continually evolving style and extraordinary beauty.</p> <p>Among the highlights:</p> <ul> <li>Previously unseen Kodachrome, dye transfer, and Carbro prints of Norma Jeane from her modeling career.</li> <li>Classic portraits and pinups in luscious full color, digitally restored from the original transparencies.</li> <li>Never-before-seen photos from the sets of <i>The Seven Year Itch</i>, <i>Some Like It Hot</i>, <i>The Misfits</i>, and <i>Somethings Got to Give</i>.</li> <li>Rare candids of Marilyn with Marlon Brando, Clark Gable, Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Bacall, Ronald and Nancy Reagan, Queen Elizabeth II, Joe DiMaggio, Arthur Miller, and others.</li> <li>Previously unpublished photos by Richard Avedon, George Barris, Cecil Beaton, David Conover, Elliott Erwitt, John Florea, Tom Kelley, Richard C. Miller, Frank Powolny, Willy Rizzo, Zinn Arthur, and many others.</li> </ul> <p>Pairing more than two hundred first-generation photos with reflections on Marilyn from her friends, work associates, and admirers-and including her last interview, in which she reflects on her life and fame-<i>Marilyn Monroe: Metamorphosis</i> is an unforgettable showcase of the actresss transformation from an unknown factory worker to one of the most recognized faces in history.</p

Author: David Wills

Language: English

Binding: Hardcover

Pages: 320

Publisher: It Books

Publication Date: 2011-11-08

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