Throughout the 1950’s Marilyn Monroe’s talent, natural beauty, and unyielding charm quickly took her from modeling on magazine covers to acting on the big screen. Her voice brought her even greater stardom, most notably for her jazzy renditions of cover songs and playful dedications such as “Happy Birthday Mr. President”. It wasn’t long until Marilyn’s platinum blond hair and iconic attire guaranteed her image as a timeless sex symbol and cultural legend. Although a half-century after her death on August 5th, 1962, Marilyn continues to inspire creativity on a variety of levels- from modeling to film to fashion to art. In celebration of her life and her accomplishments, Curioos has selected a handful of artists and their artwork which best captures her spirit, her beauty, and her success as one of the world’s greatest and most beloved stars.