Former Newsweek staff photographer Arthur Grace has been looking at the land of the free through his lens for 40 years. In his new book America 101 he presents 101 images from his personal archives, captured on black-and-white film with a Leica. He picks his favorites.
Arthur Grace began his professional career in 1973 as a staff photographer for the United Press International. During his award-winning career in photojournalism spanning three decades, he covered stories worldwide as a contract photographer for Time Magazine and a staff photographer for Newsweek magazine. Through his affiliation with Sygma photo agency and now Zuma Press, his photographs have regularly appeared in leading publications worldwide, including on the covers of Life, Time, Newsweek, The New York Times Magazine, Paris Match and Stern. Grace has published three previous photographic books: Choose Me: Portraits of a Presidential Race, Comedians, and most recently, State Fair. His work has been exhibited in galleries and museums both in the U.S. and abroad, and his photographs are in the permanent collections of the J. Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles, the National Portrait Gallery in Washington D.C., the International Center of Photography in New York, the High Museum of Art in Atlanta, GA and the Corcoran Gallery of Art in Washington D.C. His photojournalism archives are housed at the Dolph Briscoe Center for American History at the University of Texas in Austin.