Eve Arnold passed away this week at the age of 99, peacefully in London. Born in America in 1912, she lived in Britain since 1961.
There have been many obituaries written, so I won’t try to expand on them here. A quick google search reveals obituaries in the Irish Times, the New York Times, The Telegraph, and many others. One that caught my eye was the obituary in the Guardian:
“… Arnold’s black and white photographs of 1950s Harlem, documenting existence under racism and apartheid, exploited labour, global poverty and working women’s lives are the most meaningful and powerful of her images. …
Eve Arnold, RIP.