LIFE magazine was founded by Henry Luce in 1936 and chronicled every aspect of the human condition through the end of the 20th century.
Gordon Parks (1912-2006) was one of the early Life photographers and among the most esteemed photographers of our time. He was also an acclaimed poet, filmmaker and composer who published several books with Bulfinch, including the acclaimed Half Past Autumn (1997).
John Loengard is a veteran LIFE photographer and a chronicler of LIFE's illustrious history. He received the Henry Luce Lifetime Achievement Award for 2004 from Time, Inc.
Now in an affordable, attractively packaged trade paperback edition with flaps, The Great LIFE Photographers presents the major milestones of history, as well as little-known gems from the LIFE archives, stunningly reproduced in black and white and full-color.
The work of every LIFE magazine staff photographer from the 20th century ...