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John Wayne on set of “Alamo” Gel silver print DENNIS STOCK (1928-2010) Dennis Stock, a native New Yorker and a Navy veteran, became an apprentice to Life magazine photographer Gjon Mili in 1947; 4 years later he entered a Life magazine contest for young photographers and won first prize for a series on immigrants. He joined Magnum Photo Agency in 1951, remaining a lifelong member. Stock managed to evoke the spirit of America through his memorable portraits of Hollywood as well as the jazz scene, most notably for his iconic photos of James Dean.

John Wayne on set of “Alamo” Gel silver print DENNIS STOCK (1928-2010)

Dennis Stock, a native New Yorker and a Navy veteran, became an apprentice to Life magazine photographer Gjon Mili in 1947; 4 years later he entered a Life magazine contest for young photographers and won first prize for a series on immigrants. He joined Magnum Photo Agency in 1951, remaining a lifelong member. Stock managed to evoke the spirit of America through his memorable portraits of Hollywood as well as the jazz scene, most notably for his iconic photos of James Dean.