Mary Ellen Mark on the Portrait and the Moment
2015, Aperture, New York
Mary Ellen taught photography workshops for over 30 years. This book captures Mary Ellen's own voice discussing the key concepts and approaches that she conveyed in her workshops.
Tiny: Streetwise Revisited
2015, Aperture, New York
Mary Ellen first met Tiny in 1983 while on assignment for Life magazine. She became the compelling subject of the book and film "Streetwise." Mary Ellen and Martin continued to photograph and film her and her growing family. Martin's film "TINY: The Life of Erin Blackwell" was released in 2016.
Man and Beast
2014, University of Texas Press, Austin
Mary Ellen first traveled to and photographed in Mexico and India in the 60s. She felt very connected to both countries which, for her shared a similar energy and raw appeal.
2012, J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles
Mary Ellen photographed at 13 proms in New York, New Jersey, Massachusetts, Virginia, Texas, and Los Angeles documenting this important rite of passage. A film by Martin Bell accompanies the book.
Seen Behind the Scene
2008, Phaidon Press, London
This book features photographs of some of the industry's most revered directors, actors, cinematographers, and writers including Conrad Hall, Francis Ford Coppola, Federico Fellini, Marlon Brando, Catherine Deneuve, Jack Nicholson, Cate Blanchett and Johnny Depp.
UNDRABORN: EXTRAORDINARY CHILD
2007, The National Museum of Iceland, Reykjavik
This book accompanies an international traveling exhibition of pictures made during the summer of 2006. Depicting school-aged children in Reykjavik, Iceland, the photographs were made at two schools for disabled children, and also at the childrens' homes. Commissioned by the National Museum of Iceland.
A retrospective collection of 134 photographs taken between 1965 and 2004. The photographs are accompanied by an interview with Mark that provides context and behind-the-scene anecdotes.
A collection of 75 20x24 Polaroid photographs taken between 2001 and 2002 at the Twins Days Festival in Twinsburg, Ohio.
PHOTO POCHE: MARY ELLEN MARK
A collection of 63 photographs taken between 1965 and 2001. Part of the Photo Poche series by Robert Delpire and Nathan.
MARY ELLEN MARK 55
A collection of both iconic and previously unpublished photographs. This book is part of the Phaidon 55 series.
MARY ELLEN MARK: AMERICAN ODYSSEY
A broad survey of photographs taken across the United States from 1963-1999.
A CRY FOR HELP
1996, Simon and Schuster, New York
Portraits of homeless children and their families living in the H.E.L.P. shelters in New York state.
MARY ELLEN MARK: PORTRAITS
A collection of portraits of the "famous" and "unfamous". Photographs taken from 1969 to 1995 depict a wide range of subjects from the homeless to famous actors, writers and musicians.
1993, JICC, Japan
In 1989 and 1990, Mary Ellen Mark traveled throughout India to photograph 18 of this country's liveliest circuses.
MARY ELLEN MARK: 25 YEARS
Published in association with the International Museum of Photography at George Eastman House and with the support of the Professional Photography Division, Eastman Kodak Company.
THE PHOTO ESSAY
1990, Smithsonian Institution Press.
Published in association with Constance Sullivan Editions.
A collection of images and an interview with Mary Ellen Mark.
Originally published by University of Pennsylvania Press
An intimate portrait of teenagers who survive as pimps, prostitutes, panhandlers and small-time drug dealers living on the streets of Seattle. Included is the transcript from the Academy Award Nominated film "Streetwise."
PHOTOGRAPHS OF MOTHER TERESA'S MISSIONS OF CHARITY IN CALCUTTA: UNTITLED 39
1985, The Friends of Photography, Carmel, California
An essay of the work of Mother Teresa and her Missions of Charity in Calcutta.
FALKLAND ROAD: PROSTITUTES OF BOMBAY
2005, Steidl, Gottingen, Germany
Photographs of the women and patrons on the internationally notorious street of prostitutes, Falkland Road, in Bombay.
The 2005 reprint contains additional photographs.
1979, Simon and Schuster, New York
2008, Damiani, Italy
Photographs from Ward 81, a women's security ward of the Oregon State Mental Institution, the only locked ward for women in the state. The 2008 reprint contains additional material.
The printing notes and book maquette can also be viewed on this site.