The Beauty Beneath

"For hours she danced and sang and flirted and did this thing that’s—she did Marilyn Monroe. The white wine helped things along. Then there was the inevitable drop … she sat in the corner like a child, with everything gone. I wouldn’t photograph her without her knowledge of it. And as I came with the camera, I saw that she was not saying no." 
–Richard Avedon 1957 

Avedon captured Norma Jean and she was even more beautiful...


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