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Eve Arnold, the first female photojournalist to join the esteemed Magnum Photos agency, died last week in London at age 99. She was known for her intimate portraits of stars like Marilyn Monroe as well as her groundbreaking documentary work. Colleague Elliott Erwitt looks back at her legacy.
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Photographer Bill Owens is best known for his 1972 book “Suburbia,” a collection of images that offer a glimpse of the American Dream from the eastern edge of California’s Bay Area. He looks back at the work nearly 40 years later.
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In 1991, Alexey Titarenko began to document how the dissolution of the Soviet Union affected the people of St. Petersburg, Russia. The result was his photographic series titled “City of Shadows.” He looks back at the work 20 years later.
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In 1990, then-journalism grad student Therese Frare captured David Kirby, his body wasted by AIDS, surrounded by anguished family members as he took his last breaths. The haunting image, published by LIFE magazine that November, became the photograph most identified with the HIV/AIDS epidemic.
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LIFE magazine's debut issue hit newsstands in November 1936. To mark the 75-year anniversary, Ben Cosgrove of LIFE.com looks back at some of the covers that helped cement the publication's reputation as the top photography magazine of the 20th century.
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LIFE magazine's George Skadding photographed J. Edgar Hoover in the FBI’s Washington headquarters in 1944, but he didn’t stop there. He also shot behind-the-scenes photos, and his historic images captured the everyday work habits of bureau agents and staff.