Bob Henriques was known for candid snapshots that laid bare some of the 20th century’s most famous events and figures. A master of “the decisive moment”, – a phrase coined by Henri Cartier-Bresson in reference to the split-second moment in which a photograph can catch the subject off-guard – Henriques was able to capture the zeitgeist of the 1950s and 1960s, photographing subjects as diverse as Fidel Castro, Katherine Hepburn, Martin Luther King and Nikita Khruschev. Pictured here, Marilyn Monroe opens the USA-Israel Football International at Ebbets Field in New York.

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