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Martine Franck dies at age 74

Posted in Photographers, Photography by Jim McKinniss on August 23, 2012

Copyright Martine Franck.

 

Copyright Martine Franck.

 

Copyright Martine Franck.Copyright Martine Franck.

 

Copyright Martine Franck.

 

Martine Franck, a photographer whose documentary-style portraits of artists and marginalized populations alike helped her rise into the highest echelons of her profession while fiercely protecting the artistic legacy of her husbandHenri Cartier-Bresson, died last Thursday in Paris. She was 74.

“I think our collective sense of the artistic and intellectual life of Paris in the second half of the 20th century has been substantially enriched by” Ms. Franck’s portraits, said Peter Galassi, who was director of photography at the Museum of Modern Art until last year.

 

Read the full article from the New York Times at ”

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/08/23/arts/martine-franck-documentary-photographer-dies-at-74.html?_r=1&smid=tw-nytimesarts&seid=auto

 

 

By Jim McKinniss

 

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