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From the time I sparked an interest in photography, I considered Bert Stern as one of my favorite photographers. As a self taught photographer, I can relate to him a lot since he too was a self taught artist. Although he photographed many different people in his lifetime, (Audrey Hepburn, Madonna, Drew Barrymore) his best-known work may be The Last Sitting, a collection of 2,500 photographs of Marilyn Monroe, shot over three days—just six weeks before she died—and published in Vogue. Stern's photography has been exhibited all over the world, including Tokyo, London, and New York. And now I get to have a little piece of it in my bedroom.
A few weeks ago I was browsing eBay and I came across this poster. It was a promotional poster from an art expo in Los Angeles when The Last Sitting was on display. The people selling it obviously didn’t know what they had considering I was able to afford it. These posters normally go for $300 at an auction. I got incredibly lucky to find this piece of American memorabilia. I may never part with it. And can we just appreciate how much of a babe Marilyn Monroe was?!
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