Art Shay

Photo of Art Shay

Photo: © R. Shay

About the Author

After flying fifty-three combat missions in World War II, ART SHAY joined Life magazine as a staff reporter. He went on to become one of America’s leading photojournalists. His pictures regularly appeared in Time,FortuneThe Saturday Evening PostForbesBusiness WeekParade and The New York Times Magazine. Shay immortalized some of America’s most compelling 20th century figures, including John F. Kennedy Jr. and Muhammad Ali, along with street scenes of Chicago’s dispossessed. Several of these images have been noted as among the most enduring American photographs ever taken. Shay lives in Chicago.
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