Marilyn N°1

By Mimmo Rotella SKU:189069

Mimmo Rotella's "Marilyn N°1" is a highly special painting. Created in 1962, it showcases Rotella's innovative décollage technique. The artwork captivates with its torn and layered posters, depicting the iconic Marilyn Monroe. "Marilyn N°1" stands out for its dynamic composition and powerful portrayal of the Hollywood legend. Rotella's ability to transform everyday materials into a striking artistic statement elevates the painting's significance. It remains a timeless testament to Rotella's artistic brilliance and enduring influence in the world of modern art, immortalizing both the artist's creativity and Marilyn Monroe's eternal allure.

50 cm

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Total € 225

Title: “”Mimmo Rotella’s Marilyn N°1: Iconic Décollage from 1962″”

Year Painted: 1962

Mimmo Rotella’s “”Marilyn N°1″” is a truly special painting that exemplifies the artist’s mastery of the décollage technique. Created in 1962, this artwork mesmerizes with its innovative approach to portraying the iconic Hollywood star, Marilyn Monroe.

Using torn and layered posters, Rotella skillfully crafted a dynamic and visually striking composition that captures the essence of Marilyn’s allure and celebrity status. The torn fragments add depth and texture to the artwork, giving it a sense of movement and energy.

What makes “”Marilyn N°1″” particularly remarkable is its ability to transform everyday materials into a powerful artistic statement. By incorporating elements of the urban environment, such as street posters, Rotella elevates the ordinary into the extraordinary, blurring the lines between high art and popular culture.

The painting stands as a testament to Marilyn Monroe’s enduring legacy as a cultural icon. Rotella’s portrayal of Marilyn immortalizes her in art and further solidifies her status as an emblem of beauty, glamour, and fame.

Moreover, “”Marilyn N°1″” represents Rotella’s pioneering role in the décollage movement. His innovative technique of tearing and layering posters broke away from traditional artistic norms, establishing him as a leading figure in the art world.

The enduring appeal of “”Marilyn N°1″” lies in its timeless relevance and its ability to evoke fascination and admiration from viewers. The artwork continues to resonate with audiences worldwide, inspiring discussions about the intersection of art, celebrity, and popular culture.

In conclusion, Mimmo Rotella’s “”Marilyn N°1″” is an iconic décollage masterpiece from 1962 that celebrates the enduring allure of Marilyn Monroe and showcases the artist’s transformative power through torn posters. Its innovative technique and timeless significance make it a very special and highly acclaimed painting, leaving an indelible mark on the world of contemporary art and immortalizing the essence of Marilyn’s everlasting charm.

Original size:
92 x 92 cm (width x height)
Art styles:
Minimal order width:
50 cm
Maximum order width:
183 cm

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