1. Paul Newman and his kids
2. Grace Kelly photographs Sinatra with her Hasselblad
3. Paul McCartney
4. Bob Dylan with a Nikon SP Rangefinder
5. The Supremes with their Polaroid Land Cameras
6. George Harrison with aÂ Nikon F, a Kodak Retina IIS and a Rolleiflex
7. Queen Elizabeth with her Leica
8. Marilyn at the Chelsea Hotel
In the spring of 1934, an aspiring young writer hitchhiked to Florida to meet his idol.Â Hemingway offered advice, wrote the above list of reading recommendations and made an offer 22-year old Arnold Samuelson couldn’t refuse. No biggie.
Embracing a model of the Empire State Building. No biggie.
[photo byÂ Roxanne Lewitt]
Just dinosaurs being transported on the Hudson to the World’s Fair. No biggie.
And Tilda Swinton dressed as David Bowie. No biggie.
[byÂ Jeff Cronenweth]
Painting his swimming pool. No biggie.
Will Campbell, alone on the motel balcony after Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was shot and killed.
[Photo byÂ Henry Groskinsky, Memphis, Tenn., 1968]
A woman upon hearing of John F. Kennedyâ€™s assassination, New York City,Â 1963.
[Photo by Stan Wayman for LIFE]
As Bob Dylan.
[image credit unknown]
Dressed as the buildings they designed at the 1931 Beaux-Arts costume ball.
(From left to right: A Stewart Walker as the Fuller Building, Leonard Schultze as the Waldorf-Astoria, Ely Jacques Kahn as the Squibb Building, William Van Alen as the Chrysler, Ralph walker as 1 Wall Street, D.E.Ward as theÂ Metropolitan Tower and Joseph H. Freelander as the Museum of New York.)
[via archive digger]
Painting a picture of Debbie Harry on an Amiga. No biggie.
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