Lauren Monroe & Rick Allen
Def Leppard drummer Rick Allen talks new art showcase in Atlanta, Rock Hall induction
On November 17, 1961, a 27-year-old Canadian photographer named Douglas Kirkland photographed one of the world’s biggest stars: Marilyn Monroe.
Taken for the cover of Look magazine’s 25th anniversary, the images show Monroe lying on a bed, swathed in white sheets, staring seductively at the camera.
John Lennon left plenty to celebrate: his songs, of course, from “A Hard Day’s Night” to “Strawberry Fields Forever” to the joyful, post-Beatles contentment of “Double Fantasy.” There’s also the introspection of his interviews, the literary wit of such books as “In His Own Write” and a variety of artworks.
The latter are having a belated moment in a traveling exhibit that will include stops this month in New York, Denver, Toronto and San Francisco.