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Tuesday, January 29, 2008

Marilyn Monroe – The Myth














During three days and three nights of work, the photographer Bert Stern realized a photographic rehearsal of the blond and charming actress, sensuality icon during the sixties, Marilyn Monroe. It was spring of 62, in Bel Air Hotel suite number 261, in Los Angeles, was formed an intimate atmosphere with filtrated window lights. There were shooted more than 2700 photos, of which Bert selected 2571 images. The rehearsal was realized six weeks before Monroe’s premature death, when she was only 36 years old.

A little part of this remarkable moment can be seen in the exhibition Marilyn Monroe – The Myth. The public confer 62 photos of Sten’s heap. Some pictures where also exhibited in Maillol Museum, in Paris. That was when the editor Geraldo Jordão Pereira decided to bring them to Brazil. To complete it, was released a book with the exhibition images with text of the own photographer.

Galeria Estação
Ferreira de Araújo Street, 625
From Tue. to Fri. and Sun. from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Sat. from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. till
March 16th
R$10 per person.


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