Milton H. Greene: «Marilyn Monroe Helps The Diskobolus of Myron Straightening His Body»

24 Oct

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The Townley Discobolus at the British Museum,
with incorrectly restored head.

Milton H. Greene (March 14, 1922 in New York City – August 8, 1985 in Los Angeles) was a fashion and celebrity photographer. He was active for over four decades. Milton Greene is best known for the photoshoots he did with Marilyn Monroe. To the Archives Milton H. Greene.

The Diskobolus of Myron (“discus thrower” Greek Δισκοβόλος, “Diskobólos”) is a Greek sculpture that was completed towards the end of the Severe period, circa 460-450 BC. The original Greek bronze is lost but the work is known through numerous Roman copies, both full-scale ones in marble, which was cheaper than bronze, such as the first to be recovered, the Palombara Discopolus, or smaller scaled versions in bronze.

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