Photo Essays

Stalingrad, 1947: A World in Pieces

It’s sometimes easy to forget one particular, elemental truth: We live in a physical world. In a digital age — when so so much of what we see, hear and act upon...

LIFE at Home With Marilyn Monroe, 1953

When Alfred Eisenstaedt photographed Marilyn Monroe at her Hollywood home in 1953, the 54-year-old LIFE staffer and the 26-year-old actress were — on the face of...