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Spotlight on Eliot Elisofon

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Spotlight on Eliot Elisofon

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The man behind thousands of the most widely recognized images of Africa and African art emerges from behind the camera.

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Discover the works of Eliot Elisofon, a pioneer of twentieth century photography. As a photojournalist for LIFE Magazine, Elisofon found himself in Africa as a war correspondent. Yet, it was the ordinary moments of African life that gained him attention and stood in stark contrast to the racial stereotypes prevalent during his lifetime.

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