Legendary Photographer Mary Ellen Mark dies at 75

Photography // Wednesday, May 27, 2015
The photography world lost an invaluable and legendary contributor yesterday. Mary Ellen Mark passed in Manhattan at the age of 75. Mark, who shot predominately in black and white, was responsible for countless iconic images from homeless youth in Seattle to circus performers, or prostitutes in Mumbai to mental patients.  Whatever the chosen subject may have been which were often social issues, Mark had no difficulty producing resonating and arresting imagery. 

The Homeless Kids of Seattle

Photography // Monday, January 19, 2015
In 1983, Mary Ellen Mark tackled the subject of child homelessness in Seattle in a photo series done for LIFE magazine. Though the clothing styles and haircuts are obviously dated, the lifestyles and dangers shown in Mark’s images still resonate with Seattle’s homeless youth today. 

Carlotta Manaigo at Deichtorhallen

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, March 09, 2011
Fashion photographer Carlotta Manaigo will join 49 other photographers in a grand inauguration at the “House of Photography” of the Deichtorhallen in Hamburg, Germany tomorrow night at 7 pm. The Deichtorhallen is one of the best known exhibition galleries worldwide. The historical buildings are divided into an exhibition hall for contemporary art and the “Haus Der Photographie”, providing 6000 square meters of exhibition area; one of Europe’s largest exhibition centre.


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