Dora Maar

Our next Artist You Need To Know is Dora Maar (1907 – 1997). Born Henriette Théodora Markovitch, she was a French photographer, painter, and poet. Too often dismissed as ‘simply’ a model and muse for Pablo Picasso, any examination of her life and...

Marilyn Minter

Our next Artist You Need To Know is Marilyn Minter. Minter is an American artist who works in a variety of media, from painting to photography to video, exhibiting her artwork both in gallery spaces but also employing billboards and sharing her work in the public...

Ilse Bing

Our next Artist You Need To Know is Ilse Bing (1899 – 1998). Bing was a German photographer who worked both in the artistic sphere as well as the commercial one. Referred to as “the Queen of Leica” in the 1930s, she is best known for her striking black and...

Mary Ellen Mark

Our next Artist You Need To Know is Mary Ellen Mark (1941–2015). It is difficult to imagine contemporary photography and especially photography in the United States without the contributions and legacy of Mary Ellen Mark. She was an American photographer known for her...

Fiona Annis

Our next Artist You Need To Know is FIONA ANNIS. Annis is a multidisciplinary artist (often creating environments that employ visuals and sound) whose artwork often intersects with photography in both a contemporary and historical sense. She was born in Glasgow,...