Photo Essays

LIFE With James Dean: The Accidental Icon

So much has been written about James Dean, and his influence looms so large over movies and over popular cultural in general, that it’s always jarring to be...

Introducing the Miller House

A Modernist gem from the 1950s by Eero Saarinen opens to the public in Columbus, Indiana, a town that's already a required stop for architectural tourism.

Behind the Scenes with Obama

TIME photographer Callie Shell trails the candidate through the final hours of the North Carolina and Indiana primaries

LIFE With Rock Stars … and Their Parents

They had fame, reams of money and fans willing to do wild, unmentionable things just to breathe the same air — but in its September 24, 1971 issue, LIFE magazine...