For , photographer Emily Berl traveled the world to shoot portraits of women who consider themselves Marilyn Monroe tribute artists. “Impersonators is a word I’ve been trying to shy away from. Sometimes you have to call a spade a spade, but it’s a word that’s not always quite right,” she told the Cut. The series began as a personal project to explore the mythology of Los Angeles after relocating there from New York. “It’s a look the legacy of Marilyn Monroe, and how that’s related to the idea of the Hollywood dream and people’s aspirations for making it.” Scroll to see more.
Marilyn by Emily Berl
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