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  • Sally Mann Adrianna Taylor Photo 2 1 st period
  • Mann: Facts
    • Born May 1, 1951 (age 59)
    • Nationality: American
      • Lexington Virgina
    • Style: Photograpy
      • Conventional
      • wet plate process or collodion
    • Preferred Medium: Gelatin Silver Print
    • Education: Putney School(1969) and Hollins College(BA and MFA)
    • Married to Larry Mann. They have three children: Emmett, Virginia, and Jessie.
  • Mann: Bio
    • After college Mann worked as a staff photographer at Washington and Lee University.
    • In 1977 Mann had her first exhibition at the Corcoran Gallery of Art in Washington D.C.
    • Mann’s third collection, Immediate Family , was published in 1992 (most notorious and controversial).
    • Collection of eight books:
      • Second Sight: The Photographs of Sally Mann (1983).
      • At Twelve: Portraits of Young Women (1988).
      • Immediate Family (1992).
      • Still Time (2003).
      • What Remains (2003).
      • Deep South (2005).
      • Sally Mann: Proud Flesh (2009).
      • Sally Mann: The Flesh And The Spirit (2010).
  • Mann: Bio con’t
    • Mann over her career has received many awards and honors:
      • In 2001 Time magazine named Mann, “America’s Best Photographer.
      • National Endowment for the Arts Individual Artist Fellowship: 1982, 1988, & 1992.
      • John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship in1987.
      • Honorary Doctor of Fine Arts from the Corcoran College of Art and Design in 2006.
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    • “ Untitled”
    • From the "At Twelve: Portraits of Young Women " Series
    • Page 44
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    • “ Untitled”
    • From the "At Twelve: Portraits of Young Women " Series
    • Page 32
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    • “ Emmett, Jessie, and Virginia”
    • 1989
    • From the “Immediate Family" series
    • Gelatin silver print, 20 x 24 inches
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  • "The Last Time Emmett Modeled Nude" 1987 From the “Immediate Family" series Gelatin silver print, 20 x 24 inches
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  • "Fallen Child" 1989 From the “Immediate Family" series Gelatin silver print, 20 x 24 inches
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  • "Untitled (#18)" 1996 From the "Mother Land" series Tea-toned gelatin silver print, 38 x 48 inches
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    • "Untitled (#1)”
    • 1998
    • From the "Deep South" series
    • Tea-toned gelatin silver print
    • 38 x 48 inches
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    • “ Eva” (#16 Pile of Bones)
    • 2000
    • From the “What Remains” series
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    • “ Untitled”
    • 2001
    • From the “ What Remains ” series
    • Page 59
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    • “ Self Portrait #2”
    • 2005
    • Sally Mann
    • From the “Sally Mann: The Flesh and the Spirit” series
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    • “ Self Portrait #5”
    • 2005
    • Sally Mann
    • From the “Sally Mann: The Flesh and the Spirit” series
  • Inspiration
    • "...If it doesn’t have ambiguity, don’t bother to take it. I love that, that aspect of photography—the mendacity of photography—it’s got to have some kind of peculiarity in it or it’s not interesting to me."
    • -Sally Mann
    • Sally Mann is definitely not what is considered your traditional photographer however because of her unnerving contemporary style she has capture the attention of millions around the world. I feel Mann was most inspired by unfathomable depths of ambiguous emotions and feelings found within the human spirit. Which she felt needed to be explored, experimented, and expressed in her photos. Mann in an interview stated that she had a “magpie aesthetic- I just go and I pick up whatever is around.” This shows that indirectly Mann’s inspirations came from a combination of her environment and her interest leading the mystical, unnerving and innocent style of Mann.
  • Art Criticism
  • Description
    • Black and White
    • Landscape
    • Foreground
      • subject: tree
    • Background
      • Fence and more trees
  • Analysis
    • In this particular photo Mann uses a strong foreground and contributing background with a single tree as the subject and main focus in the foreground. To emphasize the contributing background Mann blurs the background only leaving the single tree in clear focus. The lighting also contribute to highlight the silhouette of the tree.
  • Interpretation
    • This piece has a strong sense of death and decay or at the very least a sense of underlying gloom. Mann wanted to focus on the land and the history that comes with it. Evidence of this is shown as the tree is damaged and placed in front of a fence.
  • Judgment
    • I feel this photo is successful in how it manipulates the elements and principles of art creating a define mood and atmosphere which is difficult to add to a landscape. Lighting and technique are the best factor.
  • Question
    • Who did Sally marry?
      • Lemont Mann
      • Larry Mann
      • Jacob Mann
      • Bill Mann
    • b. Larry Mann
  • Question What collection became Mann’s most notorious? a. Immediate Family (1992). b. Second Sight: The Photographs of Sally Mann (1983). c. Deep South (2005). d. At Twelve: Portraits of Young Women (1988).
    • a. Immediate Family (1992).
  • Question
    • How many books has Mann published?
    • 11
    • 9
    • 6
    • 8
    • 8