What do you think about the ways in which Mann has used her children in her work?

What do you think about the ways in which Mann has used her children in her work?

Web Field Trip – Sally Mann

Please go to Art 21. (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site. (https://art21.org/artist/sally-mann/) Find Sally Mann and read her biography. Other links will lead you to slideshows and interviews with the artist. Then watch the video clips before answering the following discussion questions:

1.What do you think about the ways in which Mann has used her children in her work? (Consider photographic technique, lighting, framing, focus, meaning, and/or ethics…)

2. How/why are Mann’s photographs of her children different from typical family photo albums? (Consider photographic technique, lighting, framing, focus, meaning, and/or ethics…)

Please answer with a paragraph for each question explaining why. Thanks

Supplemental sources:

Smithsonian Magazine article

http://www.smithsonianmag.com/arts-culture/model-family-76926283/?no-ist=Links to an external site.

NY Times article

http://query.nytimes.com/gst/fullpage.html?res=9E0CE5D61E38F934A1575AC0A964958260 (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.