Eve Arnold : magnum legacy

by Di Giovanni, Janine, 1961-

Format: Print Book 2015
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CLP - Main Library Second Floor Oversize q TR140.A76 D53 2015
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Eve Arnold (1912 - 2012) was born to a poor immigrant family in Philadelphia and became a photographer by chance. In 1950 Arnold was a 38-year-old Long Island housewife when she enrolled in a six-week photography course that led to her ground-breaking photo essay on black fashion models in Harlem. She went on to become the first woman to join Magnum Photos and, eventually, one of the most accomplished photojournalists of her time. Filled with reproductions of Arnold's acclaimed photographs, shot in both colour and black-and-white, as well as previously unseen archival images, this biography relates Arnold's bold images to the fascinating story of their making. Renowned for her intimate portraits of figures such as Marilyn Monroe, Malcolm X and Queen Elizabeth, Arnold was equally comfortable documenting the lives of the poor and dispossessed. "I don't see anybody as either ordinary or extraordinary. I see them simply as people in front of my lens." To her images of migrant workers, disabled veterans and protesters for civil rights in the US and against apartheid in South Africa, she brought an unflinching eye and a strong sense of social justice. This highly engrossing narrative tells a compelling story of an intrepid artist whose life's purpose was to report on the lives of others. AUTHOR: Janine di Giovanni is a contributing editor to Vanity Fair who writes regularly for The New York Times and Newsweek. Her books include 'Ghosts by Daylight' and 'The Place at the End of the World: Essays from the Edge'. She lives in Paris. 182 illustrations
Additional Information
Subjects Arnold, Eve.
Magnum Photos.
Photographers -- United States -- Biography.
Photographers -- Great Britain -- Biography.
Publisher Munich :2015
Other Titles Magnum legacy :
Eve Arnold :
Contributors Magnum Photos.
Language English
Description 191 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 28 cm
Bibliography Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN 9783791349633
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