| Jan 6, 2012
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.
| Apr 21, 2011
Reporting from Misurata, Libya, and Los Angeles -- Barely two months ago, combat photographer Tim Hetherington sent out a tweet from the Academy Awards ceremony, where his Afghanistan war film "Restrepo" was up for the best documentary trophy.
| Mar 17, 2011
| 4:34 PM
William T. Vollmann and Susan Meiselas talked photography Tuesday night in Los Angeles....
| Apr 20, 2011
| 9:32 PM
Chris Hondros, 41, the superb photographer who took some of the most wrenching war photos of our time, has been confirmed dead in a hospital in Misurata, Libya. The same explosion had earlier Wednesday claimed the life of photographer and......
| Aug 18, 2011
| 4:35 PM
Geoff Dyer talks to David L. Ulin about form and the novelistic impulse, war and forgetting and his book "The Missing of the Somme."...
| Apr 20, 2011
Please keep in mind when you look at a newspaper or a website and see amazing photos from war zones, that some real person with a family and friends is risking his or her life to bring you those images.
Ironically, two days after the Pulitzer Prize...
| Apr 24, 2011
Otherwise Known as the Human Condition
Selected Essays and Reviews
Graywolf: 422 pp., $18 paper
"Almost as soon as I began writing for magazines and newspapers," Geoff Dyer tells us in the introduction to "Otherwise Known as the Human...
| Nov 8, 2011
| 1:51 PM
If my hotel were burning down and I could grab just one thing, it would be my digital camera with its memory card filled with photos.
Every year I ask myself whether it's worth the worry and expense of mixing photography with my travels. Then, after I...
| Jul 12, 2009
Exiles in the Garden
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt: 280 pp., $25
Ward Just left an active life as a journalist, serving as a distinguished reporter in Washington and Vietnam, to dedicate himself to fiction. Over the last 39 years he...
| May 15, 2009
Hugh Van Es, a Dutch photojournalist who covered the Vietnam War and recorded the most famous image of the fall of Saigon in 1975 -- a group of people scaling a stairway to a CIA helicopter on a rooftop -- died Friday morning in Hong Kong, his wife said....
| Jan 14, 2010
Dennis Stock, a photographer best known for his iconic Life magazine photo of film legend James Dean walking through a rainy Times Square in a dark overcoat, has died. He was 81.
Stock, who was diagnosed with colon and liver cancer a few weeks ago and...
| Jun 18, 2010
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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......