Obituary: Photographer Bert Stern, Creator of Marilyn Monroe’s “Last Sitting,” 83

June 26, 2013

© Bert Stern, courtesy Staley-Wise Gallery, NYC

Photographer Bert Stern photographed Marilyn Monroe in 1962 on assignment for Vogue, and published images, outtakes and contact sheets from the session as a book in 1982.

Bert Stern, the celebrity, fashion and advertising photographer best known for the 1962 photo shoot with Marilyn Monroe known as “The Last Sitting,” died at home in New York City on June 25, The New York Times reports. He was 83. Born in New York City in 1929, Stern went to work in 1946 at Look magazine as an assistant...

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