Part of the Phaidon 55s photography series.
Recipient of some of the world's most respected awards, including the Guggenheim Fellowship, Mary Ellen Mark (b. 1940) is a highly respected and influential photojournalist, whose images have become landmarks of documentary photography. This collection of 55 photographs features Mark's acclaimed images of the world's 'non-famous', including Indian circus-artists, girls in Bombay brothels and runaway children, alongside her iconic images of Hollywood film stars.
Phaidon 55s photography series introduces you to 9 masters of the medium. The men and women who invented, changed and revolutionized the language of everyday communication. Celebrating and acknowledging all styles and aspects of photography, each volume focuses on the life's work of an individual master and contains an informative introductory essay, a detailed chronology and 55 tappable-and-enlargeable key works accompanied by extended captions.
The Phaidon 55s photography series includes many of the world's most influential photographers - Guy Bourdin, Larry Fink, Gabriela Iturbide, André Kertész, Dorothea Lange, Mary Ellen Mark, Daido Moriyama, Eadweard Muybridge and László Moholy-Nagy.