'I looked for a sense of reality with everything I did. I didn't work in a studio, I didn't light anything. I found a way of working which pleased me.'
Probably Arnold's best-known work is her photography of film star Marilyn Monroe, published in book form in 1987 and revised and reissued in 2005. Six sessions took place over a 10-year period, the shortest two hours and the longest two months, when Arnold saw her daily during filming of The Misfits.