Mary Ellen Mark

View of the museum from outside showing the Neoclassical building from one corner. The building is a tan-colored stone with an arched doorway, long vertical windows, and detailed molding around the roof.

A Closer Look—Mary Ellen Mark: Girlhood

Posted: April 5, 2021
Category: Mary Ellen Mark
Mark often took personal interest in those she met and photographed. Learn about the photographer's relationships with several of her subjects, who she portrayed with empathy, humor, and candor.
A black-and-white photograph of a light-skinned girl submerged in a white bathtub. Only her head is visible above the soap suds, and her dark hair hangs over the side of the tub. The floor beneath the tub is tiled.

Now Open—Mary Ellen Mark: Girlhood

Posted: March 9, 2021
Category: Mary Ellen Mark
Now on view through July 11, the exhibition explores the prolific documentary and portrait photographer's depictions of girls and young women from around the world.
A black-and-white photograph of three light-skinned young girls in princess costumes of dresses and crowns standing in front of an adult in a full Batman costume. They all stand in the middle of a city street with defiant poses, their hands on their hips and faces serious.

Art Fix Friday: September 25, 2015

Posted: September 25, 2015
Category: Mary Ellen Mark
View of the museum from outside showing the Neoclassical building from one corner. The building is a tan-colored stone with an arched doorway, long vertical windows, and detailed molding around the roof.