*Mary Ellen Mark - Her photographs are so controversial and I admired them. A viewer wouldn't typically be prepared to see what her work consists of. It makes people uncomfortable because it's not the norm. And for that I believe this is good work.
Mary Ellen Mark, 1975; known for her photojournalism, portraiture, and advertising photography. Awards include 3 Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Awards, 3 fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts.
MARY ELLEN MARK  “TINY” IN HER HALLOWEEN COSTUME, Seattle, Washington 1983 — Mary Ellen Mark documentary photography and her photo essay on runaway children in Seattle became the basis of the academy award nominated film STREETWISE, directed and photographed by her husband, Martin Be.