Marilyn Monroe: A British Love Affair

Past beyond the gallery archive
25 January - 17 May 2014

Hatton Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne

  • Touring exhibition

Marilyn Monroe; Cecil Beaton
by Ed Pfizenmaier
22 February 1956
NPG x40285

Photographs and magazine covers from 1947 to 1962 celebrate the transformation of the world’s most popular pin-up to acclaimed actress, highlighting the British photographers and personalities who admired her and worked with her. This display will include additional content not previously seen in the original display at the National Portrait Gallery, such as publicity stills of the iconic star and the original soundtrack cover of Let’s Make Love.

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