Tag: Monroe

Why Experts Say Kim Kardashian Shouldn’t Have Worn Marilyn Monroe Dress – ARTnews.com

Kim Kardashian turned heads earlier this month when she appeared at the Met Gala, the annual celebrity event that raises funds for the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute, wearing a historic gown custom made for Marilyn Monroe. It was the dress that Monroe wore at Madison Square Garden on May 19, 1962, when she famously sang “Happy Birthday” to President John F. Kennedy. ...

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Warhol’s Portrait of Marilyn Monroe Sells for $195 M. at Auction – ARTnews.com

Andy Warhol’s 1964 silkscreen portrait of Marilyn Monroe, arguably one of the most recognizable images born out of the last century, sold for a record-setting $195 million (including fees) at Christie’s New York on Monday evening. The result makes it the most expensive work by a 20th-century artists ever to be sold at auction. It sold to art dealer Larry Gagosian, who was bidding ...

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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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Milan martial art program still fighting – News – Monroe News – Monroe, Michigan

Christian Dykes is fighting to maintain his Tae Kwon Do program alive; and is doing so with classes in Milan's Wilson Park. Tae Kwon Do practice continues in Wilson Park, despite pandemic Although students appear highly engaged as they jump and punch under a tree, a Milan business owner is struggling to keep his martial arts program alive. Christian Dykes is fighting to maintain ...

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Art as a Lifestyle offers online ordering, classes in new location – Business – Monroe News – Monroe, Michigan

HOLLAND TWP. — It’s been quite the year for Maranda Shear.Shear is the owner of Art as a Lifestyle, a multi-focused shop where customers can blend custom soaps, lotions and candles; make their own pieces of art in crafting classes; and purchase products made by Shear herself.The store has been open since 2018, when Shear — a former employee at Moynihan Gallery & Framing ...

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