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Marilyn Monroe
By David Wills

Marilyn Monroe

Metamorphosis

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Marilyn Monroe by David Wills

Book Description

There have been many Marilyn photo books - but nothing like this. Australian-born curator and preservationist David Wills has accrued one of the world's largest independent archives of original Marilyn Monroe photographs. Now, in "Marilyn Monroe: Metamorphosis", he has gathered spectacular work of the key Marilyn photographers - and dozens of unknowns - to create the most dazzling portfolio of images from every period in Marilyn Monroe's life, from her earliest sittings in 1942 till just weeks before her death two decades later. With more than two hundred first-generation photos - including countless luminous, unseen color photos from the very start of her career - "Marilyn Monroe: Metamorphosis" chronicles her meteoric rise from a humble catalog model to one of the most recognized faces in history. No other book even comes close.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780062036193
ISBN-10: 006203619X
Classification: Individual actors & performers , Photographs: portraits
Format: Hardback (292mm x 229mm x 33mm)
Pages: 320
Imprint: HarperEntertainment
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Inc
Publish Date: 20-Dec-2011
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - David Wills

Australian-born David Wills is an author, independent curator, photographic preservationist, and editor who has accrued one of the world's largest independent archives of original photographs, negatives and transparencies. He has contributed material to many publications and museums, including the Museum of Modern Art, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Phoenix Art Museum and the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Wills has produced a series of photography exhibitions based on images from his archive. His shows include Murder, Models, Madness: Photographs from the Motion Picture Blow-Up; Edie Sedgwick: Unseen Photographs of a Warhol Superstar; Blonde Bombshell; James Bond; Women with Issues: Photographs from the Motion Picture Valley of the Dolls; and Warhology. Among the books Wills has written and photo-edited are Bernard of Hollywood's Ultimate Pin-Up Book; Veruschka; Ara Gallant; Marilyn Monroe; Metamorphosis; Audrey: The 60s; and Hollywood in Kodachrome. His books and exhibitions have received major profiles in the Los Angeles Times, the New York Times, Vanity Fair, American Photo, Vogue, Interview and Time. He has also written articles on photography and popular culture for publications including the Huffington Post, V Magazine, and Palm Springs Life.

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