Monday, January 12, 2009

Mary Ellen Mark @ Staley-Wise & Fahey/Klein Galleries

(via Exposures)

World renowned photographer Mary Ellen Mark’s exhibition titled Seen Behind the Scene is currently on display at both the Staley-Wise Gallery in New York and Fahey/Klein Gallery in Los Angeles. This show features candid photographs of many top actors, actresses and directors. In awe of the work that so often goes unseen, Mary Ellen Mark strives to document the hard work and dedication she witnesses both on and off set. Her images transcend her approach from those of mundane paparazzi shots to complex provocative works that truly shed light on her subjects.

Mary Ellen Mark’s extensive career as a photographer includes over 15 publications including Mary Ellen Mark: Twins, published by Aperture in 2003. Additionally, she has contributed works to magazines such as Vanity Fair, New York Times Magazine, Life and Rolling Stone. A recipient of five honorary doctorates, Mark has also won numerous awards, including the acclaimed Cornell Capa Award from the International Center of Photography.

Don’t miss your chance to see this world-class exhibit from an artist American Photo readers named as the most influential woman photographer of all time.

Mary Ellen Mark: Seen Behind the Scene

December 4-January 17, 2009
Fahey/Klein Gallery
148 North La Brea, Los Angeles

January 8-February 14, 2009
Staley-Wise Gallery
560 Broadway, 3rd Floor, New York

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