CONFETTI MAGAZINE
PORTRAIT GALLERY
1990
Art Director: Carol Mills

A woman’s view of herself: This relationship, involving vanity and self-esteem, is explored by four top photographers in their self-portraits.

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MARY ELLEN  MARK

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World-class photojournalist Mary Ellen Mark also abandoned painting for the camera. Drawn to the fringes of society, Mark covers tough subjects brothels in India, street kids in Seattle, a Malibu, CA, camp for children with cancer with a clear eye and with compassion. "I'm interested in people who haven't had as much of a chance," Mark says, "because they reach out more, they need more. They touch me."

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