Sally Mann, whose intimate and strikingly candid portrayals of family life became iconic images of the 1990’s, has turned her camera to the landscape. Working with collodion wet plate negatives and a funky large-format camera (she uncovers the lens with her hand in lieu of a shutter), she is producing another very unique body of work.
Called “America’s Best Photographer” by Time Magazine
in 2001, Sally Mann has received a Guggenheim fellowship and three NEA
fellowships. She exhibits throughout the world, has published four books
of her work, and is the subject of documentary films in 1993, 2002 and
2004.This benefit ($95 per person) includes a wine reception,
slide show lecture, Q&A, post-lecture champagne and chocolates, and
a special edition 5 x 7 archival digital print of Sally Mann’s early
Tickets are available for purchase by calling the Cowell Theater at 415.345.7575.
For more details, see www.photoalliance.org.
FeatureSally Mann SpeaksThe ground-breaking photographer spoke at a benefit fundraiser for San Francisco’s PhotoAlliance,
where she showed and discussed her current work.View Images
Sally Mann Speaks
The ground-breaking photographer spoke at a benefit fundraiser for San Francisco’s PhotoAlliance, where she showed and discussed her current work.View Images
Sally Mann Speaks
The ground-breaking photographer spoke at a benefit fundraiser for San Francisco’s PhotoAlliance, where she showed and discussed her current work.
Untitled (#1, #30, and #34)," 1998. From the "Deep South" series. Tea-toned gelatin silver print; 38 x 48 inches. © Sally Mann
Untitled, 1998, (Deep South #13). © Sally Mann
Untitled, 1998, (Deep South #9). © Sally Mann
Emmet, Jessie, Virginia 1989. © Sally Mann
Fallen Child 1998. © Sally Mann
Sunday Funnies 1991. © Sally Mann
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