Life as a Legend: Marilyn Monroe & Marilyn in Canada

George S. Zimbel, Andy Warhol, John Vachon, Henri Cartier-Bresson, Shelley Niro, Bernard of Hollywood, Richard Avedon


Life as a Legend: Marilyn Monroe contains a selection of works by artists who offer engaging interpretations of Marilyn Monroe. The portraits range from playful and intimate to bold and transformative. The artists capture the determination, innocence, and vulnerability of Norma Jeane Baker and the vibrant personality, femininity, and sensuality that became Marilyn Monroe. Marilyn in Canada features photographs and other works by artists who have inscribed Monroe’s public image with their own culturally filtered interpretations.