Tuesday, 21 August 2012

Martine Franck, 1938 - 2012

Martine Franck, Michel Foucault, 1978
Martine Franck died on 16 August 2012.
Born in 1938 Franck took up photography in the 1960s; she co-founded the Viva agency in 1972 and joined Magnum in 1980.
“I think I was shy as a young woman and realized that photography was an ideal way of expressing myself, of telling people what was going on without having to talk.”                     - Martine Franck
Martine Franck, Pool designed by Alain Capeilleres in Le Brusc, Provence, 1976
Martine Franck, Graveyard for stolen cars, Darndale, Ireland, 1993
Martine Franck, Ile de FranceI, 1978
Martine Franck, Pilgrims at Lourdes, 1958
Henri Cartier-Bresson, portrait of Martine Franck, 1972

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