© Archive of Milton Greene
Milton H. Greene (1922-1985), was famous for his fashion photography and celebrity portraits from the golden age of Hollywood. Greene, was one of the earliest and best photographers working in the early days of color photography. Perhaps best known for his four-year professional partnership with Marilyn Monroe, their collaboration created 50 sittings equaling 5,000 images and produced films Bus Stop and Prince and the Showgirl. The pair developed an instant rapport, quickly becoming close friends. Aside from Monroe, he also worked with a plethora of other celebrities, from Elizabeth Taylor, Frank Sinatra, Sammy Davis Jr. and Audrey Hepburn, to Grace Kelly, Dizzy Gillespie, Judy Garland and the iconic Marlene Dietrich. Not only was he a skilled photographer but he put his subjects at ease, allowing their true personalities to shine through. Greene’s work was published in Vogue, Life, Look, Elle, Harper’s Bazaar, Town & Country and many more.
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