Mary Ellen Mark

e3c95c902f3a93edd07839b84734172bThis is a great photograph of Mother Teresa, signed by Mary Ellen Mark.

Available in MANIFESTO Vintage Art showroom in the lower level of the People’s Store. Manifesto Vintage art is a globally-sourced vintage posters, photos and ephemera dealer.

Manifesto at the People’s Store specializes in original vintage advertising posters dating from 1900’s to 1970’s. Offering an outstanding selection of Movie, Rock & Roll, Wine, and a variety of artists posters.

Mary Ellen Mark (March 20, 1940 – May 25, 2015) was an American photographer known for her photojournalism / documentary photography, portraiture, and advertising photography. She photographed people who were “away from mainstream society and toward its more interesting, often troubled fringes”.

Mark had 18 collections of her work published most notably Streetwise and Ward 81. Her work was exhibited at galleries and museums worldwide and widely published in Life, Rolling Stone, The New Yorker, New York Times, and Vanity Fair. She was a member of Magnum Photos between 1977 and 1981. She received numerous accolades, including three Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Awards, three fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, the 2014 Lifetime Achievement in Photography Award from the George Eastman House and the Outstanding Contribution Photography Award from the World Photography Organization.

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