Born in 1929 - United States
Bertram Stern, also known as of Bert Stein was born on October 3, 1929 in Brooklyn, New York (USA).
Fashion photographer and specialist of portraits of stars, it is world renowned for The Last Sitting, a collection of 2,500 photographs taken of Marilyn Monroe over a period of three days, six weeks before it dies, in 1962, taken to the Vogue magazine. Stern published Marilyn Monroe: The Complete Last Sitting in 1992.
He has also conducted Jazz on a Summer's Day (1959), a documentary film on the jazz festival in Newport in 1958. In 1999, the film has been selected by the Library of Congress of the United States to be retained by the National Film Registry.
Stern has worked as a photographer for Lolita Stanley Kubrick, and he took the photographs of Sue Lyon for the displays of the film which became famous. He also photographed Audrey Hepburn for the number of 1963 of Vogue Paris1, Elizabeth Taylor, Madonna, Kylie Minogue, Drew Barrymore and Lindsay Lohan (recreating The Last Sitting), among others, in addition to his work for the advertising.
Exposition, Galerie Square’s, Neuilly-sur-Seine (France)
Exposition, Galerie l’instant, Paris (France)
Exposition « Woman », Staley-Wise Gallery, New York (USA)
Exposition “About Face: Portraits Personalities Documentary”, Tulla Booth Gallery, Sag Harbor (USA)
Exposition “Love & Politics Photography”, Tulla Booth Gallery, Sag Harbor (USA)
Exposition « Marilyn Forever: Never-Before-Seen Last Photos of Marilyn Monroe », Andrew Weiss Gallery, Beverly Hills (USA)
Exposition « Marilyn, la dernière séance », Musée Maillol, Paris (France)
Exposition « Bert Stern: Marilyn in the Hamptons”, Vered Gallery, East Hampton (USA)
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