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Tom Kelley's Studio - Nourmand, Tony (Editor), and Kelley Jr, Tom (Contributions by), and Doggett, Peter (Contributions by)
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The Godfather of Pin-Up. Kelley's stunning unseen nude photography. In 1948, celebrity photographer Tom Kelley took a photograph of an out of work actress; a nude posed with arm outstretched against a scarlet background. That actress was Marilyn Monroe. A few years later, this photo became Playboy's first ever centrefold in its inaugural issue in 1953. Kelley's photograph has become one of the most viewed nudes in history and, as Norman Mailer wrote, is 'breathtakingly beautiful'. This is just one photo from a vast, unseen ...

Tom Kelley's Studio 2014, Reel Art Press

ISBN-13: 9781909526037