Mark, Mary Ellen
American, 20th–21st century, female.
Born 20 July 1940, in Philadelphia; died 20 June 2015, in New York.
Raised in the suburbs of Philadelphia, Mary Ellen Mark earned her BFA in painting and art history from the University of Pennsylvania in 1962. Two years later, she earned her master’s in photojournalism at that institution’s Annenberg School of Communication, where she discovered her ardent passion for photography. From ...