Lawrence Schiller, ‘Marilyn Monroe on set of Somethings Got To Give, 1962’, 1962, Hilton Asmus
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Lawrence Schiller

Marilyn Monroe on set of Somethings Got To Give, 1962, 1962

Digital C-print
16 × 20 in
40.6 × 50.8 cm
Edition of 35
.
$3,000
Location
Chicago
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Hilton Asmus
Chicago

"When Lawrence Schiller got the assignment from the French magazine Paris Match to photograph …

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Lawrence Schiller
American, b. 1936
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The themes of celebrity and scandal anchor much of Lawrence Schiller’s diverse body of work, which spans from photography and nonfiction writing to directing Oscar-winning films including Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969) and The Man Who Skied Down Everest (1972). Schiller achieved early success as a photojournalist, publishing photographs of movie stars, athletes, and politicians in magazines and newspapers worldwide. Schiller’s most iconic images capture a nude Marilyn Monroe filming a pool scene for the motion picture Something’s Got to Give, just a few months before her death in 1962. In addition to his memoir Marilyn & Me (2012), Schiller has published eleven books over the course of his career, many with his lifelong collaborator Norman Mailer.

Lawrence Schiller, ‘Marilyn Monroe on set of Somethings Got To Give, 1962’, 1962, Hilton Asmus
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"When Lawrence Schiller got the assignment from the French magazine Paris Match to photograph Marilyn Monroe on the 20th century Fox set of Something’s Got To Give, he thought nothing of it. It wasn’t to be a private, studio shoot. He wasn’t going to set up lights, create backgrounds, use a tripod. Just another …

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Hand-signed by artist, Bottom right corner
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©Lawrence Schiller
Lawrence Schiller
American, b. 1936
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The themes of celebrity and scandal anchor much of Lawrence Schiller’s diverse body of work, which spans from photography and nonfiction writing to directing Oscar-winning films including Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969) and The Man Who Skied Down Everest (1972). Schiller achieved early success as a photojournalist, publishing photographs of movie stars, athletes, and politicians in magazines and newspapers worldwide. Schiller’s most iconic images capture a nude Marilyn Monroe filming a pool scene for the motion picture Something’s Got to Give, just a few months before her death in 1962. In addition to his memoir Marilyn & Me (2012), Schiller has published eleven books over the course of his career, many with his lifelong collaborator Norman Mailer.

Lawrence Schiller

Marilyn Monroe on set of Somethings Got To Give, 1962, 1962

Digital C-print
16 × 20 in
40.6 × 50.8 cm
Edition of 35
.
$3,000
Location
Chicago
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