Produced by Kate Phillips, Magnum Photos
Happy Birthday, Marilyn Monroe!
Marilyn Monroe was born on this day 85 years ago. NEW YORK—Marilyn Monroe, 1955.
Book of the Week
by Chris Steele-Perkins
The impetus for this three-year project began when Steele - Perkins was offered a gift from his Japanese wife of the famous book by nineteenth-century master printmaker Katsushika Hokusai, "36 Views of Mount Fuji". Struck by the verisimilitude of the prints as historical documents of the life of the peoples around the mountain - woodcutters, fishermen, peasants, aristocrats - as well as the beauty and spiritual aspect of the area, Steele-Perkins began to research further.
Join the Fray
The photographer is filled with doubt. Nothing will soothe him.