Tag: Marilyn

Marilyn Minter on Depicting the Unexpected – ARTnews.com

Marilyn Minter’s paintings, photographs, and videos often depict the female body in a variety of ways—from up-close views of women’s feet in heels and eyeshadow-covered eyelids to more explicit sexual imagery—to confront beauty standards, desire, and pleasure in her work. They’ve been described as “steamy, soiled, smeared, and sensual,” as Brooke Jaffe notes in a recent interview with Minter for “ARTnews Live,” our ongoing ...

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Marilyn Belz Dies | News Blog

Noted philanthropist Marilyn Belz, 91, who, along with her husband of 72 years, Jack Belz, created an indelible legacy of giving in the arts, education, civic endeavors, and their Jewish faith, died Tuesday from complications of COVID-19.  click to enlarge belz.com Marilyn and Jack Belz A life-long Memphian, ...

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Former IBM Executive Marilyn Johnson on the Advantage of Hanging Art in the Laundry Room

A version of this article first appeared in the fall 2020 Artnet Intelligence Report, which you can download for free here.  Marilyn Johnson is a former IBM executive whose collection spans a wide range of media, eras, and subjects. Johnson, who is also a board member at the Blanton Museum of Art, spoke to us from her home in Austin, Texas. What was your first acquisition? ...

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Provocative Marilyn Monroe sculpture to return to Palm Springs—permanently

When it was first installed in the California desert town, from 2012 to 2014, Forever Marilyn was a popular tourist attraction, with many visitors posing for photographs between the statue's feet Photo: Fred Miller A controversial 26-foot-tall Marilyn Monroe sculpture that once graced downtown Palm Springs, California is due to return permanently, to a new location in front of the Palm Springs Art Museum. ...

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