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Eve Arnold

Eve Arnold

(1912 – 2012)

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Eve Arnold
(1912 – 2012)

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Eve Arnold

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This is an online tribute dedicated to Eve Arnold, Hon. FRPS, OBE. Eve Arnold was an American photojournalist. She joined Magnum Photos agency in 1951, and became a full member in 1957.
Eve Cohen was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the middle of nine children born to immigrant Russian-Jewish parents, William Cohen (born Velvel Sklarski), a rabbi, and his wife, Bessie (Bosya Laschiner). Her interest in photography began in 1946 while working in a New York City photo-finishing plant. Over six weeks in 1948, she learned photographic skills from Harper's Bazaar art director Alexey Brodovitch at the New School for Social Research in Manhattan.
Eve Arnold's images of Marilyn Monroe on the set of the actress's
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last film, The Misfits (1961) were iconic, but she had taken many photos of Monroe from 1951 onwards. Her previously unseen photos of Monroe were shown at an Halcyon Gallery exhibition in London during May 2005. She also photographed Queen Elizabeth II, Malcolm X, and Joan Crawford, and traveled around the world, photographing in China, Russia, South Africa and Afghanistan.
Eve Arnold left the United States and moved permanently to England in the early 1960s with her son, Frank Arnold. While working for the London Sunday Times, she began to make serious use of colour photography.
In 1980, she had her first solo exhibition, which featured her photographic work done in China at the Brooklyn Museum in New
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York City. In the same year, she received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the American Society of Magazine Photographers. In 1993, she was made an Honorary Fellow of the Royal Photographic Society, and elected Master Photographer by New York's International Center of Photography.
She did a series of portraits of American First Ladies. In 1997, she was appointed a member of the Advisory Committee of the National Media Museum (formerly the Museum of Photography, Film & Television) in Bradford, West Yorkshire. She received an OBE in 2003.
Eve Arnold died on January 4th, 2012, aged 99. This is an online memorial dedicated to her life and her work. May she rest in peace.
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William Pellenz Jr
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Francis you have MPS condolences on the passing of your mom.
Billy
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Eve Arnold

This is an online tribute dedicated to Eve Arnold, Hon. FRPS, OBE. Eve Arnold was an American photojournalist. She joined Magnum Photos agency in 1951, and became a full member in 1957.
Eve Cohen was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the middle of nine children born to immigrant Russian-Jewish parents, William Cohen (born Velvel Sklarski), a rabbi, and his wife, Bessie (Bosya Laschiner). Her interest in photography began in 1946 while working in a New York City photo-finishing plant. Over six weeks in 1948, she learned photographic skills from Harper's Bazaar art director Alexey Brodovitch at the New School for Social Research in Manhattan.
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