Tag: Mary Ellen Mark

Be a part of Mary Ellen Mark & Martin Bell’s Kickstarter campaign to fund the documentary “Streetwise: Tiny Revisited”

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Be a part of Mary Ellen Mark & Martin Bell’s Kickstarter campaign to fund the documentary “Streetwise: Tiny Revisited”

“She was beautiful, engaging and impossible to forget.” This is how social documentary and portrait photographer Mary Ellen Mark describes Erin “Tiny” Blackwell. Tiny was one of the subjects (and truly the star) of the 1984 Academy Award-nominated documentary Streetwise by Martin Bell, Mary Ellen Mark’s collaborator and husband. The film opened a generation’s eyes […]

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Profile of Mary Ellen Mark

Filed in Pro Photographers by on December 29, 2011 0 Comments
Profile of Mary Ellen Mark

Mary Ellen Mark is a legend of contemporary documentary photography. Her list of credentials is a bit beyond amazing: more than 50 awards; more than 100 solo exhibitions; 17 published books, plus the upcoming book and film Prom, launching in spring of 2012; and more than 60 permanent collections—from The Library of Congress to The […]

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Collaborators Sometimes Make the Best Artists

Filed in Events by on June 13, 2011 0 Comments
Collaborators Sometimes Make the Best Artists

One of my favorite moments during the recent LOOK3 Festival was when Martin Bell and Mary Ellen Mark took the stage at the Paramount Theater to show Prom, a movie created by the tandem. Over the course of 4 years, they went to twelve high schools in ten cities, covering a wide range of ethnic […]

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LOOK|3 – Festival of the Photograph

Filed in Contests, Events by on May 19, 2011 7 Comments
LOOK|3 – Festival of the Photograph

In just three short weeks, the 2011 LOOK|3 Festival of the Photograph will take place in Charlottesville, Virginia. This amazing event was founded byLoweprofessional Michael ‘Nick’ Nichols, Jessica Nagle, Will Kerner and Jon Golden. A celebration created by photographers, for photographers and everyone who shares a passion for the art; it is truly a world-class experience. […]

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