Eve Arnold, Photographer ~ RIP

Photojournalist Eve Arnold has died at the age of 99. Arnold would have been 100 years old this April 12th.Arnold was a first generation American, born to Russian-Jewish parents in Philadelphia and was famous for photographing the famous from Marilyn Monroe, to the Queen England. Also is note worthy are the photos of her exotic travels around the world.

Arnold (pictured above in photo by Ace Preston) started working in the late 1940s at a time when female photographers were few and far between.

She took some of the iconic photos of Monroe and cast on the set of the 1961 John Houston film, “The Misfits.”

The BBC has a nice selection of her photos on their web site.

Arnold’s photos are licensed through Magnum Photos. Follow the link for more photos.

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