Salon critic Andrew O’Hehir offers one of the better send-offs to legendary big-screen actress and AIDS activist Elizabeth Taylor, who died earlier today from congestive heart failure at age 79. Also worth checking out: Ivan G. Shreve Jr.’s blog post, “... But Violet Eyes to Die For.” L.A. Observed provides a link to Life magazine’s archive of previously unpublished Taylor photographs.
READ MORE: “Elizabeth Taylor: American Beauty,” by Kevin Nance (Obit); “Elizabeth Taylor, R.I.P.,” by Dana Stevens (Slate); “Elizabeth Taylor,” by Yvette Banek (In So Many Words ...).