In 1952 went on assignment to photograph Marilyn Monroe for Esquire magazine. According to Arnold's recollections, the now-legendary film actress was captivating and the photographs were a success.
Their relationship, which started as one of mutual advantage, developed into a friendship and, over the course of ten years, Arnold and Marilyn met for six other photography sessions. The shortest session was two hours long and the longest spanned over a period of two months, while Monroe was shooting The Misfits.
This book chronicles those photography sessions and includes a text by Arnold, which gives insight to Monroe's career and personality.
About the Photographer
Eve Arnold began photographing in 1946. She first became associated with Magnum Photos, the prestigious photographic cooperative, in 1951, becoming a full member in 1955. She has won numerous awards and honours.
Number Of Pages: 160
Published: 2nd September 2005