MARILYN AND ME
by Lawrence Schiller (Taschen £50)
MARILYN AND ME by Lawrence Schiller (Taschen £50)
‘Marilyn was a photographer’s dream subject with her clothes on — and even more stunning with them off.’ This is the unsurprising conclusion of Lawrence Schiller who, in 1962, aged just 25, shot Marilyn Monroe for Paris Match Magazine.
His book, Marilyn And Me, offers a mesmerising glimpse of the star in her final months, when Monroe was filming Something’s Got To Give, her last film, in which she appeared nude in a swimming pool.
‘It didn’t take me very long to find the one scene I was sure I wanted to shoot,’ recalls Schiller. I bet it didn’t . . .
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