“Hollywood is a place where they’ll pay you a thousand dollars for a kiss and fifty cents for your soul.” Marilyn Monroe
“It takes a smart brunette to play a dumb blonde.” Marilyn Monroe
Recalling a portrait session with Marilyn Monroe that took place in his studio in May 1957, Avedon said, “For hours she danced and sang and flirted and did this thing that’s—she did Marilyn Monroe.” via MoMA | Richard Avedon. Marilyn Monroe, actress, New York. May 6, 1957.