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AIRMAIL: Bert Stern: Marilyn Monroe—The Last Sitting, 1962

AIRMAIL: Bert Stern: Marilyn Monroe—The Last Sitting, 1962

March 16, 2022

The American photographer Bert Stern worked for Vogue in 1962, and written into his contract was a 10-page photo essay on a subject of his choice. Stern chose America’s blonde bombshell, Marilyn Monroe, and for a shoot in June asked her to the Hotel Bel-Air in Los Angeles. The photographs are still provocative today.

THE EYE OF PHOTOGRAPHY: Bert Stern: Marilyn Monroe, The Last Sitting 1962

THE EYE OF PHOTOGRAPHY: Bert Stern: Marilyn Monroe, The Last Sitting 1962

February 10, 2022

The legendary photographs of Marilyn Monroe from Bert Stern’s “The Last Sitting” are the subject of this exhibition at Staley-Wise Gallery. Indeed, very few photo shoots are legendary, one above all the others checks all the boxes : Marilyn Monroe and Bert Stern at the Bel Air Hotel for VOGUE in 1962.

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