First Look: Photos From New Book Marilyn Monroe: Metamorphosis


Curator David Wills owns one of the largest independent archives of Marilyn Monroe photographs. In his new book Marilyn Monroe: Metamorphosis, he’s gathered a portfolio of over 200 photos of the Hollywood icon. They include previously unseen shots from her early modeling career, candid and on-set images from Marilyn’s many films, and unpublished photos from many of the era’s top photographers — including Richard Avedon, Cecil Beaton, and Willy Rizzo. Click through our slideshow to see an exclusive selection of images from the book.

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Photos From New Marilyn Monroe Book