Smithsonian Spotlight: Elisofon

Season 2: Episode 7

  • 27m
  • HD
  • TV-G

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.