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  • Eve Arnold dies at 99; pioneering photojournalist

    Eve Arnold dies at 99; pioneering photojournalist
    Eve Arnold, one of the first woman photojournalists to join the prestigious Magnum Photography Agency in the 1950s and traveled the world for her work but was best known for her candid shots of Hollywood celebrities, has died. She was 99. Arnold died...
  • Dorothea Tanning dies at 101; artist and poet married Max Ernst

    Dorothea Tanning dies at 101; artist and poet married Max Ernst
    Over more than a century, Dorothea Tanning collided and consorted with artistic titans of the 20th century who included Pablo Picasso, John Cage and Joseph Cornell. She designed sets for George Balanchine ballets, played romantic matchmaker for poet Andre...
  • The undiscovered street photography of Vivian Maier

     
    The Undiscovered Street Photography of Vivian Maier...
  • Trees branch out at the Getty

     
    Throughout history, humans have embraced trees for their beauty, strength and spiritual symbolism. Artists have been equally fascinated with the wooded perennial as a model, perhaps for its serene, low-maintenance temperament, easy accessibility and its...
  • Magnum Photos Collection opens to the public

     
    In the past, it hasn't always been easy getting up close and personal with valuable photographic prints from masters such as Robert Capa and Henri Cartier-Bresson. Now the general public can get an intimate look at works by some of......
  • Gift guide: Coffee-table books with heft

    Gift guide: Coffee-table books with heft
    Still searching for that perfect gift for your brother-in-law or a persnickety client? Coffee-table books might fit the bill, what with that suitable heft and an undeniable quotient of cool. Here we offer a few last-minute selections for those gaps on...
  • Helen Levitt dies at 95; New York street photographer of poignant dramas

    Helen Levitt dies at 95; New York street photographer of poignant dramas
    Helen Levitt, who pioneered street photography in the United States in the 1930s, taking pictures of small, poignant dramas with the help of an inconspicuous Leica camera, died Sunday at her apartment in New York City. She was 95. The cause was...
  • PASSINGS: Willy Ronis, Dorothy Wellman, Guy Graham Babylon

    Willy Ronis French postwar photographer Willy Ronis, 99, the last of France's postwar greats of photography who captured the essence of Paris in black-and-white scenes of everyday life, died Sept. 12 at a Paris hospital, said Stephane Ledoux,...
  • Art review: 'Fazal Sheikh: Beloved Daughters' at the Museum of Photographic Arts

     
    Photographer Fazal Sheikh's two most recent projects tell of indignity but show only beauty. It's an unusual combination for a photographer drawn to populations under duress. Throughout the history of the medium, socially concerned photographers have...
  • Dispatch from New York: Henri Cartier-Bresson at MoMA

     
    It looks like the Museum of Modern Art in New York should have two very different blockbusters on view starting this week. Already packing in crowds is MoMA’s extensive show of Yugoslavian performance artist Marina Abramović, offering not just the........
  • Need to know

    Hotel through blue-colored glass Inside a cool, blue glass tower that soars 32 stories above San Francisco, an InterContinental hotel is getting ready to open Thursday in the South of Market district. Besides 550 rooms, the InterContinental San...
  • Berlin: Portrait of a City captures citys energy

    "Berlin: Portrait of a City," a new photo book by Hans Christian Adam and published by Taschen, captures much of the energy of that historic city and chronicles it from 1860 to today. The 672-page book contains essays, but its photographs command...