Thursday, August 6, 2009
Photo Exhibition - Marilyn Monroe:The last Sitting by Bert Stern til Oct 4, Seoul
Where: THE CHOSUN ILBO GALLERY
Dates: July 27 to Oct. 4:
What: “Bert Stern’s Marilyn Monroe ‘The Last Sitting.’”
Marilyn Monroe is undoubtedly one of America’s most iconic figures. This exhibit displays a series of photographs taken by American fashion photographer Bert Stern for Vogue magazine.
Stern snapped the photos at the Bel-Air Hotel in Los Angeles six weeks prior to Monroe’s death.Of the 2,571 images Stern captured, 59 will be displayed here.
This will be the first time the exhibit is shown in Asia.
It was originally presented in 2006 at the Musee Maillol in Paris. The exhibition in Seoul, which is open until October 4, will also feature a montage of clips from Monroe's movies.
The gallery is open from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Admission is 10,000 won.
The exhibit is only open to those 19 and older.
TeL: (02) 517-2134
Subway Directions: Get off at City Hall Stn. (Line 1, Exit 3 ) or Gwanghwamun Station, (line No. 5, exit 6). The Chosun Ilbo gallery is in a quiet back street, opposite the "C square" building. On the main road is the Korea Hotel - the gallery is in the back street behind that. (see map)