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Handbook (with footnotes)

Arnold, Eve

Code: 2698

ISBN: 9781582343624

Publisher: Bloomsbury

New Hardcover

Price: £20

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A photojournalist with Magnum who traveled around the world, Eve Arnold also worked on the sets of more than 40 Hollywood movies. At the end of a session, Arnold always took a parting shot of the hands?and sometimes the feet?of her sitters, for luck and for her personal records. Beautifully presented in a board-bound album with a die-cut slipcase, here are portraits of such luminaries as Isabella Rossellini, Orson Welles, Marilyn Monroe, and Jimmy Stewart, with an unexpected focus away from their iconic faces. Here too are less famous hands, old and young, hands gripping guns and holding flowers, performing surgery and playing cards, painting, saluting, and blessing