End Frame: Remembering Mary Ellen Mark

August 13, 2015


Mary Ellen Mark (left) and photographer Flor Garduño, photographed in 2012 by Selma Fernandez Richter, who assisted Mark in Oaxaca and traveled with her for many years. 

Mary Ellen Mark, the pioneering photojournalist who died May 25, inspired legions of photographers who never met her. Her portraiture and intimate, probing documentary work on the lives of the poor and the marginalized expanded the world’s view of what photography can accomplish.  She also influenced many people who had worked closely with her. A week after her death, we...

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