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Paolo Schmidlin, Marilyn Monroe

Paolo Schmidlin, sculptor, created this┬ábeautiful, evocative sculpture of MM based on her figure in death. While I might normally find something like this exploitative of the star, in this case, it is so beautiful I feel it is a final … Continue reading

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Tjebbe van Tijen, Chanel Smell of Death

See his very thoughtful discussion of Marilyn Monroe used by Chanel and Chanel’s history with antisemitism. Sort of ironic that Chanel, who planned to profit from Hitler, ended up using the image of a woman who converted to Judaism when … Continue reading

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