"Life as a Legend: Marilyn Monroe" ~ at The Dayton Art Institute


Milton Greene Marilyn Monroe

DAYTON, OHIO – The Dayton Art Institute presents an exhibition and one-woman play on the life of Marilyn Monroe, on view through June 24.  Marilyn Monroe: Life as a Legend uses a wide range of artists and media to explore the public and private life of one of the world’s most recognizable icons.  Through the art of Andy Warhol, Allen Jones, Peter Blake, Richard Avedon, Bert Stern, Henri Cartier-Bresson, and others, this exhibition of nearly 250 photographs, prints, paintings, videos, and sculpture captures Marilyn’s rise to stardom.  Nearly 80 artists depict the late movie star in styles ranging from fashion photography to Pop Art.