The Marilyn Type

By The Editors
June 19, 2014 9:00 am

Marilyn Monroe departed this mortal plane 52 years ago.

But damn if she don’t still photograph well.

Proof: the recently discovered trove of never-before-seen Marilyn Monroe candids on display at MARILYN: The Lost Photographs of a Hollywood Star, opening tonight at Sarah Stocking Gallery.

Runs through Saturday.

The unreleased images come from five photographers of varying professional backgrounds, and at least one set comes from an uncovered, dusty lockbox.

Others were culled from the private letters of Misfits cinematographer Thomas Kaminski.

Origins and rarity aside, the prints depict an effulgent Golden Age star who’d still stop traffic in the here and now.

Check out the online gallery if you’re not convinced.

Be still, thy heart.

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