From the moment she graduated from the University of Pennsylvania’s Annenberg School for Communication in 1964 with a degree in photojournalism until her recent death just over fifty years later, Mary Ellen Mark worked as a documentary photographer making intensely vivid, groundbreaking photo essays exploring the realities of people in a variety of complex, often difficult situations. A large majority of these people were women. Mary Ellen Mark. The lives of Women, collects photographs, films and material to explore the work that Mark did during the second half of the 20th century documenting a wide variety of women in diverse situations.
The exhibition is at:
Fundación Foto Colectania, C/ Passeig Picasso 14, 08003 Barcelona
It runs until 31 July. For more information, look here.