I recently visited the Gallery to see the Marilyn Monroe exhibition on show at the moment and wasn't disappointed. Although it was busy, mostly full of tourists, and the space is fairly small, you were still able to look for however long you needed / wanted and enjoy the photos; books and dressed on display.
I would definitely return for future exhibitions and its location felt like a...more
A great space that is home to gorgeous photography exhibits. This month features Marilyn, photos and clothing of one of Hollywood's most gorgeous, tragic stars.
I love to sew so I was completed engrossed by the costumes and dresses Getty has displayed. Some of the photos are very telling of the person Marilyn was. One photo in particular shows her stressed from a wardrobe malfunction before...more
When people ask me who my favourite movie stars are, I usually bore them with a roll call of old Hollywood royalty. Top of the pile for me in the glamour and enduring intrigue stakes is Ms Marilyn Monroe.
Aside from her obvious beauty, her acting ability, which was surprisingly good, particularly in her comedic roles, her vulnerability and ultimately tragically early death have...more
It sounded like an interesting cultural exhibit, but I was sadly disappointed because it was closed when I arrived at 12:30 PM on Saturday. The sign on the door clearly said 12:00 to 5:30 but there was no one there and the door was locked.
I guess I'll have to come back.
Tip: Call ahead.more
I often make a quick stop at this little photographic gallery when I have a spare moment. Getty is one of the biggest photography agencies at the moment resulting in it owning the rights to a lot of the best press photography out there. This is foremost a commercial gallery and all of the prints are on sale. The themes of the shows vary from exhibition to exhibition, but they are usually...more