Photo of the Week: Mary Ellen Mark

Photo of the Week - 29.05.15

This week the photographic community mourned the loss a great photographer. Award-winning photographer, Mary Ellen Mark, passed away on Wednesday 25 May 2015.

Known for her strong opinions, dedication and passion for the photographic medium, Mark's life can be celebrated through her countless photographs and publications. The International Center for Photography, New York had a long and prosperous relationship with Mark, collaborating on exhibitions, workshops and talks, and have written a wonderful farewell to their friend and colleague. 

To read ICP's memoriam click here

In 2014 Mary Ellen Mark exhibited in Sydney at Stills Gallery, as part of the Head On Photo Festival's 2014 program. Journalist Alison Stieven-Taylor interviewed Mark about this exhibition, which can be viewed here.

Our thoughts are with those who knew her personally, her family and friends.

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Image: Vera Antinoro, Rhoda Camporato, and Murray Goldman, Luigi's Italian American Club, Miami, Florida, 1991. © by Mary Ellen Mark. 

Source: http://www.loeildelaphotographie.com/2014/06/09/interview/25078/mary-ellen-mark-talks-to-alison-stieven-taylor