When Deep Throat was released in 1972, it attracted celebrities, such as Jackie O and Jack Nicholson, to screenings, and the movie’s star, Linda Lovelace, quickly rose from little-known porn actress to household name. The following year, photographer Milton H. Greene, best known for the “Black Sitting” of Marilyn Monroe, arranged a photo shoot with Lovelace. Never before exhibited, his artistic photos of the porn pioneer are the highlight of the Museum of Sex’s exhibition “The Eve of Porn: Linda Lovelace,” which also includes various artifacts and early pornographic photos taken of her with her husband and manager, Chuck Traynor, whom Lovelace later accused of coercing her into porn and prostitution in her 1980 memoir, Ordeal.
Mondays-Sundays, 10 a.m. Starts: Jan. 8. Continues through July 1, 2014