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Eve Arnold dies in London, aged 99

The globe-trotting photojournalist who captured iconic images of Marilyn Monroe, has died at the age of 99
Magnum photo agency spokeswoman Fiona Rogers says Arnold died peacefully Wednesday in a London nursing home.Born in Philadelphia in 1912 to Russian immigrant parents, Arnold worked for publications including Life magazine and joined the Magnum collective in the 1950s. Her subjects ranged from bartenders and cowboys to Jacqueline Kennedy and Malcolm X.Her most famous shots include portraits of Monroe taken throughout the actresss career and collected in "Marilyn Monroe: An Appreciation." Arnold was equally well known for photographing "the poor, the old and the underdog". She said: "It's the hardest thing in the world to take the mundane and try to show how special it is." Eve Arnold Bio and artwork