Dark Sparkler

Dark Sparkler

Amber Tamblyn


The lives of greater than twenty-five actresses misplaced sooner than their time—from Marilyn Monroe to Brittany Murphy—explored in a haunting, provocative new paintings by way of an acclaimed poet and actress.

Amber Tamblyn is either an award-winning movie and tv actress and an acclaimed poet. As such she is deeply fascinated—and in detail familiar—with the toll exacted from younger women whose lives are provided in sacrifice as starlets. The tales of those actresses, either well-known and obscure-tragic tales of suicide, homicide, obscurity, and other kinds of death—inspired this empathic and emotionally charged choice of new poetic work.

Featuring matters from Marilyn Monroe and Frances Farmer to Dana Plato and Brittany Murphy—and paired with unique art commissioned for the ebook through luminaries together with David Lynch, Adrian Tomine, Marilyn Manson, and Marcel Dzama—Dark Sparkler is a shocking and provocative assortment from a tender artist of wide-ranging expertise, culminating in a longer, confessional epilogue of dazzling candor and poetic command.

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