About the exhibition

GOOD MORNING, MARILYN. HOLLYWOOD ICONS AS CAPTURED BY MILTON H. GREENE.

From the 4th of July to the 15th of August this year, a photography exhibition entitled Good Morning, Marilyn. Hollywood Icons as Captured by Milton H. Greene  will be held at Wrocław Congress Centre at the Centennial Hall.

The exhibition, comprising of 142 photographs taken in the ‘50s, ’60s, ’70s and ’80s of the 20th century, is based on the most beautiful portrays of Marilyn Monroe and supplemented by numerous images of other Hollywood stars. The celebrities shown in the photographs presented are, among others, Anita Eckberg, Kim Novak, Sophia Loren (promotional photo for the film “Once There Was”-„C’era Una Volta”, Matera, Italy, 1967), Alberto Giacometti (at the studio), Andy Warhol (New York, 1974) Elizabeth Taylor (photoshoot completed at the Hermitage Museum in Saint Petersburg during the production of the film “The Blue Bird”), Joan Collins, Cary Grant, Jane Fonda, Grace Kelly, Melina Mercouri (posing against Roman ruins in the background), Jacqueline Bisset, Ivy Nicholson (one of Andy Warhol’s stars), Marlene Dietrich (Milton Greene’s studio, New York, June 1952), Audrey Hepburn, Frank Sinatra, Liza Minelli, Richard Burton. The exhibited part of the collection also includes selected reportage photographs, artistic photographs, master sessions with models and photos unveiling the social lie of New York socialites.

The exhibition will be located in the Multi-purpose Room of Wrocław Congress Centre. Interactive features await the visitors in the foyer leading to the room, such as a stand enabling them to take their own photos and souvenir sale points.

It is the first from a series of planned exhibitions, enhanced with a unique setting which transports the spectator into the fascinating atmosphere of the 1960s. Stage costumes, film set equipment elements from those days: cameras, camera dollies, lighting, a pink Cadillac from 1957 – it can all be seen in the background of the photographs exhibited, creating a connection with the world of film, which, to this day, with the star of the exhibition, Marilyn Monroe, is associated with. Exhibition entry is free of charge.