WHO’S<br />AFRAID<br />OF<br />SALLY<br />MANN?<br />
Sally Mann<br />I’m a littlelike Flaubert, whowhenlookedat a young girl saw<br />theskeletonunderneath. It’snotmorbid, it’...
American photographer Sally Mann wasborn in Lexington,<br />Virginia in 1951, whereshe still livesandworks.<br />In rural ...
Mann graduatedfrom The PutneySchool in 1969, andstudied<br />literature in college.  <br />Shetookupphotography in Putney....
Mann haswoninnumerousawards, including Guggenheim<br />fellowship.<br />Time magazine namedher “America’s Best Photographe...
Mann isperhapsbestknown for her book Immediate Family,<br />published in 1992.<br />Thiscollection, featuringphotographsof...
THE LOOK UNDERNEATH<br />
IMMEDIATE FAMILY, 1992<br />Manyofthesepictures are intimate, some fictionsand<br />some fantastics, butmost are ordinaryt...
WHAT REMAINS, 2003<br />Mostofthepictures I take are ofthethings I love, the<br />thingsthatfascinate me andcompel me, but...
DEEP SOUTH, 2005<br />I thinkthis new book willnotbethoughtof as just a book ofpretty<br />picturesdown South. Bournewithi...
PROUD FLESH, 2009<br />(...) Larry and I beganthisworkofexploringwhat it meanstogrow<br />older, toletthesunshinefallvolup...
PHOTOGRAPHS<br />Internet<br />TEXT<br />Sally Mann (Italics)<br />Time (Jul. 09, 2001) & Smithsonian (May 2005) on-line m...
SALLY MANN IS REPRESENTED BY<br />GagosianGalleryof New York<br />OTHER SALLY’S MANN PHOTOGRAPH BOOKS<br />SecondSight, 19...
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  1. 1. WHO’S<br />AFRAID<br />OF<br />SALLY<br />MANN?<br />
  2. 2. Sally Mann<br />I’m a littlelike Flaubert, whowhenlookedat a young girl saw<br />theskeletonunderneath. It’snotmorbid, it’sjustthisawareness<br />oftheantitheticalaspectofeverysituation<br />
  3. 3. American photographer Sally Mann wasborn in Lexington,<br />Virginia in 1951, whereshe still livesandworks.<br />In rural Virginia, shegrewup as a “feral” child, she recalls, <br />runningaround outdoors withoutcloths.<br />Sally’sfather, a physicianand civil rightssupporter, gaveher<br />a camerawhenshewas 17.<br />
  4. 4. Mann graduatedfrom The PutneySchool in 1969, andstudied<br />literature in college. <br />Shetookupphotography in Putney. Later, sheattended<br />workshops byAnselAdams and George Tice. <br />Hermainartisticconcerns are time, memory, lossandlove, but<br />time, amongallofthem, isdeterminant. <br />
  5. 5. Mann haswoninnumerousawards, including Guggenheim<br />fellowship.<br />Time magazine namedher “America’s Best Photographer”<br />in 2001.<br />In 2006, shereceived a honoraryDoctorof Fine Artsdegree<br />fromtheCorcoranCollegeofArt + Design. <br />
  6. 6. Mann isperhapsbestknown for her book Immediate Family,<br />published in 1992.<br />Thiscollection, featuringphotographsofherthreechildren,<br />broughtherworkto a wideaudience.<br />LastMann’s series, ProudFlesh(2009), is a graphicelegy<br />toherhusband, whohas muscular dystrophy. <br />
  7. 7. THE LOOK UNDERNEATH<br />
  8. 8. IMMEDIATE FAMILY, 1992<br />Manyofthesepictures are intimate, some fictionsand<br />some fantastics, butmost are ordinarythingsthatevery<br />motherhasseen[OnImmediate Family]<br />
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  15. 15. WHAT REMAINS, 2003<br />Mostofthepictures I take are ofthethings I love, the<br />thingsthatfascinate me andcompel me, butthatdoesn’t<br />meanthey are easyto look atortake<br />
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  21. 21. DEEP SOUTH, 2005<br />I thinkthis new book willnotbethoughtof as just a book ofpretty<br />picturesdown South. Bournewithintheimages are resonancesofthe<br />Civil War, ofthefactthatthewhole Mississippi delta wasliterally<br />carved out ofjunglebyAfrican-Americans (...). Youcan’tforgetthis<br />heritage[OnDeep South]<br />
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  27. 27. PROUD FLESH, 2009<br />(...) Larry and I beganthisworkofexploringwhat it meanstogrow<br />older, toletthesunshinefallvoluptuouslyon a still-beautifulform,<br />andtospendquietafternoonstogetheragain. No phone, no kids,<br />twofingersofbourbon, thesmelloftheether, thetwoofus— still<br />in love, still atwork[OnProudFlesh] <br />
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  32. 32. PHOTOGRAPHS<br />Internet<br />TEXT<br />Sally Mann (Italics)<br />Time (Jul. 09, 2001) & Smithsonian (May 2005) on-line magazines (Edited)<br />SEARCH<br />Wikipedia, jmcolberg.com/weblog, Aug. 19, 2009<br />MUSIC<br />ERIK SATIE Gymnopédie nº 3 Piano KláraKörmendi<br />LOREENA MCKENNIT Dante’sPrayer<br />
  33. 33. SALLY MANN IS REPRESENTED BY<br />GagosianGalleryof New York<br />OTHER SALLY’S MANN PHOTOGRAPH BOOKS<br />SecondSight, 1984<br />At Twelve: Portraitsof Young Women, 1988<br />Still Time, 1994<br />Mother Land: RecentLandscapesofGeorgiaand Virginia, 1997<br />PERMANENT COLLECTIONS FEATURING MANN’S WORK<br />The MetropolitanMuseumofArt, New York<br />The MuseumofModernArt (MoMA), New York<br />Whitney Museumof American Art, New York<br />Smithsonian American ArtMuseum,Washington, D. C.<br />Museumof Fine Arts, Boston<br />

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