posted on: 07/02/2013 - 4:12pm by ksingh
Arnold Newman. Marilyn Monroe, actress and singer, Beverly Hills, California (detail), 1962. Gelatin silver print. © Getty Images.
Now through September 8th, visit The San Diego Museum of Art to experience Arnold Newman: Masterclass, an exhibition that features famous photographs from one of the most influential 20th century photographers. To complement the photographs by Arnold Newman, the exhibition also offers Arnold Newman: In Context, an installation that includes works by artists featured in Newman’s portraits.
Amy Galpin, curator of the exhibit, explains that usually you are looking at works of an artist rather than visualizing the artists in their personal elements. This is what makes Arnold Newman: Masterclass exhibition so unique.
After asking around, the fan favorite of the exhibit seems to be the photographs of Marilyn Monroe. As Galpin further explains, “usually images of Marilyn Monroe depict her as a bombshell...Read The Rest