The Marilyn Monroe Estate and blockchain platform Ethernity Chain (CCC:ERN-USD) announce “MARILYN MONROE METAMORPHOSIS™,” a curated collection of art by today’s emerging artists from around the globe in honor of the beloved icon’s milestone 95th Birthday. MARILYN MONROE METAMORPHOSIS is available for auction for 72 hours beginning June 1st at noon EDT, exclusively at marilynmonroeforever.com.
Inspired by Marilyn’s multi-dimensionality, complexity, and status in the world of pop culture, this next generation of artists featured in MARILYN MONROE METAMORPHOSIS envision the immortality of Marilyn in a manner that propels Marilyn’s legacy forward while nodding at her storied history as a powerful woman who made her own way.
“Marilyn Monroe’s persona has captured the imagination of artists, creators, and art collectors for decades,” said Jim Gibb, Creative Director, The Marilyn Monroe Estate. “From Richard Avedon to Andy Warhol to Cindy Sherman to Willem de Kooning, artists have made the iconic actress an indelible part of American contemporary art. Through groundbreaking NFT technology, her image will continue to fascinate and inspire the art community through this new medium.”
“We are ecstatic about partnering with the Marilyn Monroe Estate on MARILYN MONROE METAMORPHOSIS,” said Nick Rose, Founder and CEO at Ethernity Chain. “Ethernity is honored to be the first platform to continue Marilyn’s legacy from the era of Pop Art to the era of NFTs and the blockchain. There could not be a more iconic first female celebrity to drop on Ethernity.”