As many of you know, today is Marilyn Monroe’s birthday. Marilyn Monroe is one of the best known iconic figures of the 20th century. Born Norma Jean Mortenson , Monroe spent most her youth growing up in foster homes. In her teenage years, Monroe became a pin-up model which led to a film contract with 20th Century Fox in 1946. Eventually, she would become a huge Hollywood star. With her stunning beauty, the blonde bombshell captured the hearts of many people including President John F. Kennedy. Sadly, her life was cut short at the young age of 36 due to a drug overdose. Despite the tragedy, Monroe is still revered especially in the world of art. We here at Bohemia will pay tribute to this sex symbol by presenting the best examples of Marilyn Monroe inspired art.
Let’s start with the most popular artwork by Andy Warhol, the leading figure of the Pop Art Movement :
You can also go through the Warhol experience at this web exhibit.
Other artists have followed Warhol’s lead :
One Girl Creative
If she was still alive, Marilyn Monroe would be 85 . Happy Birthday Marilyn. May your beauty still be immortalized!
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