PREVIEW: Up Close With Marilyn: Portraits by Milton H. Greene, Proud Galleries

On display from the 11th May, Proud Galleries will present an exhibition featuring rare portraits of Hollywood star Marilyn Monroe.  The exhibition will feature many of the images of the iconic actress captured by Milton H.Greene, who photographed Marilyn Monroe in more than 50 different settings resulting in an archive of over 3000 images. As one… Read More

RIP Marni Nixon – Singer of the Stars

Having dubbed for voices such as Marilyn Monroe, Deborah Kerr, Audrey Hepburn among others, it is sad to hear of the singer’s death at the age of 86. Here is an insight into her work – that sadly mostly went uncredited on film.  Diamonds are a Girl’s Best Friend – Marilyn Monroe: following on from… Read More

REVIEW: Marilyn Monroe: The Legacy of a Legend, Design Centre Chelsea Harbour

2016 is the year that Hollywood starlet Marilyn Monroe would have turned 90. The Design Centre Chelsea Harbour is displaying a number of the actress’s costumes and personal items – which will be auctioned off later this year.  For the ultimate Marilyn Monroe fan this exhibition is a rare opportunity to see some of her… Read More

BOOK REVIEW: Marilyn – The Passion and the Paradox by Lois Banner

When you hear the name Marilyn Monroe, you instantly think of the beautiful blonde with a great sense of humour. But as Lois Banner reveals, she was also surrounded by tragedy and sadness in her life.  Best known for her sexy and confident persona on screen, behind the scenes Monroe was filled with deep insecurities… Read More