Behind the Iconic Images in Life Magazine


Behind the Iconic Images in Life Magazine

Cover of Life, special edition, August 11, 1969. Photograph by Neil Armstrong, NASA. LIFE Picture Collection
Thursday, June 4, 2020
5:30 PM EDT

Join contributors to the exhibition catalogue Life Magazine and the Power of Photography as they discuss some of the magazine’s most recognizable, beloved, and controversial pictures. Drawing on new archival research, these scholars will consider how and why such images—Alfred Eisenstaedt's VJ Day in Times Square, NASA’s color moon-landing photos, or film stills of JFK's assassinationgained iconic status after first appearing in Life magazine.

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LATE THURSDAYS!  This event is part of the Museum’s Late Thursdays programming, made possible in part by Heather and Paul G. Haaga Jr., Class of 1970.