A new exhibit explores LIFE photographer Eliot Elisofon's blending of modern art and social documentation |

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Eliot Elisofon—Courtesy Gitterman Gallery

How Eliot Elisofon Brought an Artist’s Eye to Social Problems

For this LIFE photographer, modern art and social documentation could coexist in a single frame

The Great Alaska Earthquake of 1964: Rare Photos From an Epic Disaster

The Photo That Changed the Face of AIDS

Strangers to Reason: LIFE Inside a Psychiatric Hospital, 1938

The Best of LIFE: 37 Years in Pictures

Robert C. Wiles

‘The Most Beautiful Suicide': A Violent Death, an Immortal Photo

In May 1947, LIFE magazine devoted a full page to a picture taken by a photography student named Robert Wiles. The photograph is extraordinary in…

Two-Piece Be With You: In Praise of the Bikini

Hemingway in Cuba, 1952: Portrait of a Legend in Decline

LIFE's Best Covers From 1965

Ali, Frazier and the ‘Fight of the Century': A Photographer Remembers