Eve Aronld is renowned for her images of Marilyn Monroe. Amongst her many achievements it'll be her portrayal of Monroe that she'll be best remembered for. They developed a close relationship that lasted the best part of Monroe's career which allowed Arnold to capture her in her most intimate and tender moments.
There were two significant points in her career, joining Magnum Photo's (the first woman to do so) and working for Life magazine during it's heyday. Both these periods helped her develop and refine her practice.
She has traveled extensively through China and America taking pictures along the way. A book of the photographs from the Chinese tour was published and an exhibition of the work took place at the Brooklyn Museum in 1980. It was also her first major solo exhibition.