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Veteran actress, scholar, drug addict: who was the real Marilyn Monroe?

Maybe it’s Andy Warhol’s fault. In 1962, just six weeks after Marilyn Monroe’s death, he unveiled a silkscreen painting titled “Marilyn Diptych,” in which he used multiple versions of a remastered promotional photograph to portray the actress as a mass-produced icon.

We’d done the same with Elvis, and seemed to point out that these manicured and carefully marketed performers were the cultural equivalents of his famous Campbell’s soup cans, pop merchandise to be bought, sold, and vicariously owned.

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