In Memoriam: Mary Ellen Mark, 1940 – 2015

Mary Ellen Mark had such a brilliant eye and original voice–we have lost one of our very greatest. She was fearless in her choices, politically engaged, complex, funny, stunningly intelligent and a passionate artist. Her memory will live on through her extraordinary body of work. ~Michael Stipe

Click on the links below to read more about Mary Ellen Mark’s remarkable career as well as tributes from fellow photographers and artists. We’ve linked to several photo galleries which display some of her iconic works:

View The Guardian’s photo gallery

View PBS’s photo gallery

Check out Time’s tribute and read remembrances from fellow photographers, writers, and friends.

Read NYmag.com’s tribute to Mark entitled Mary Ellen Mark Was a Master of the Unexpected

NY Times Lens’ article entitled Mary Ellen Mark: Photographer and Force of Nature

Finally, visit maryellenmark.com for a comprehensive bibliography, list of lectures, and more.