Legendary American photographer Mary Ellen Mark dies at 75

May 27, 2015 4:26 AM

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Legendary American photographer Mary Ellen Mark dies at 75

The award-winning photographer, whose career mixing documentary and portraiture spanned 40 years, passed away Monday in New York City, Philly.com reports.

Her most recent photography book, Prom, captured that delightfully awkward rite of passage for teenagers in nearly 300 portraits taken across the country. Though simple on their surface — black and white, basic backdrop, centered subject — the images are rich with details, as the teens' postures, ex...

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