Mary Ellen Mark

Mary Ellen Mark

American Odyssey, 1963-1999

Oversize Book - 1999 | 1st ed.
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Baker & Taylor
Collects black-and-white photographs taken between 1963 and 1999, touching on issues of poverty, discrimination, and life in America

Holtzbrinck
The unspoken poetry of our nation revealed by an American master.

The first collection of the extensive and superlative work realized by Mary Ellen Mark in the United States, Mary Ellen Mark is composed of many previously unpublished images, as well as photographs from several of her best-known projects. From "Streetwise" to "The Damm Family," Mary Ellen Mark includes the most iconic images from these groundbreaking stories, as well as powerful, never-before-seen photographs Mark accomplished in subsequent years. She makes a deeply felt commitment to her subjects, and her empathy and humanity come through in every image.

Mark is unsurpassed at shaping not only the odd but the everyday into genuinely surprising visual icons. With an eye for symbolism and a gift for meticulous composition, she is drawn to a variety of spectacles and situations, and demonstrates a particular affinity for children. Her elegantly revealing imagery creates a fascinating portrait of our complex, amusing, and occasionally unsettling country.


Publisher: Millerton, N.Y. : Aperture, c1999.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9780893818807
0893818801
9780893818876
0893818879
Branch Call Number: TR654 .M3655 1999
Characteristics: 151 p. : chiefly ill. ; 32 cm.
Additional Contributors: Angelou, Maya Human family.
Alternative Title: American odyssey, 1963-1999

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