Mary Ellen Mark

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Mary Ellen Mark
Mary Ellen Mark and Martin Bell - Look 3 2011 cropped.jpg
Mark with husband Martin Bell at the 2011 Look 3 photography conference
Born(1940-03-20)March 20, 1940
DiedMay 25, 2015(2015-05-25) (aged 75)
Known forPhotography
Spouse(s)Martin Bell

Mary Ellen Mark (March 20, 1940 – May 25, 2015) was an American photographer. She was known for her photojournalism,[1] portraiture, and advertising photography.

She photographed people who were "away from mainstream society and toward its more interesting, often troubled fringes".[2]

Mark died of myelodysplastic syndrome in Manhattan, on May 25, 2015, aged 75.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. O'Hagan, Sean (27 May 2015). "Mary Ellen Mark obituary". The Guardian. Retrieved 27 May 2015.
  2. Long, Andrew. "Brilliant Careers: Mary Ellen Mark", Salon, March 28, 2000
  3. Mary Ellen Mark, Photographer Who Documented Difficult Subjects, Dies at 75

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