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Lia Chang: MARK SHAW: A RETROSPECTIVE at Monroe Gallery of Photography in Santa Fe

Kennedy family on beach, at Hyannis Port (Photo by Mark Shaw)

Kennedy family on beach, at Hyannis Port (Photo by Mark Shaw)

“Mark Shaw: A Retrospective,” featuring photographs from every facet of his remarkable career, including candid and intimate images of  The Kennedy family, Audrey Hepburn, Grace Kelly, Coco Chanel, Yves St. Laurent, Brigitte Bardot and Jackie Gleason, are currently on view through June 28 at Monroe Gallery of Photography, 112 Don Gaspar, Santa Fe, New Mexico.

Grace Kelly (Photo by Mark Shaw)

Grace Kelly (Photo by Mark Shaw)

Best known for his images of Jacqueline and John F. Kennedy and their family which he originally photographed on assignment for LIFE magazine, and later as their family photographer, Shaw was also an in-demand fashion photographer, working for Harper’s Bazaar, Mademoiselle, and a host of other fashion magazines. He started shooting for LIFE magazine in 1952 and in 16 years shot 27 covers and almost 100 stories. Throughout the 1950’s and 1960s’ Shaw shot the European fashion collections for LIFE, and was one of the first

A Dior gown photographed for LIFE in 1960 in the 17th century home of Suzanne Luling, then directrice of Dior. (Photo by Mark Shaw)

A Dior gown photographed for LIFE in 1960 in the 17th century home of Suzanne Luling, then directrice of Dior. (Photo by Mark Shaw)

Audrey Hepburn waits by the gate of her apartment for the studio car. She was on the set of Sabrina by 6:30 every morning. (Photo by Mark Shaw)

Audrey Hepburn waits by the gate of her apartment for the studio car. She was on the set of Sabrina by 6:30 every morning. (Photo by Mark Shaw)

photographers to shoot fashion on the runways and “backstage” at the couture shows. His coverage of Audrey Hepburn during the making “of Sabrina” for LIFE, was extensive and his access, unprecedented. Shaw’s photographs of Audrey Hepburn were lost after his death, but were rediscovered in 2005. This major retrospective exhibition of photographs by Mark Shaw, is concurrent with the publication of the new book “Charmed By Audrey, on the set of Sabrina”.

Mark Shaw lived from 1922-1969.

Click here to see Mark Shaw’s Photographs at Monroe Gallery

Monroe Gallery of Photography
112 Don Garpar
Santa Fe, New Mexico

505-992-0800
info@monroegallery.com

Click here for more on “Charmed by Audrey, on the set of Sabrina.”

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Lia Chang is an actor, performance and fine art botanical photographer, and an award-winning multimedia journalist.

As a photographer and videographer, Lia collaborates with artists, organizations and companies in establishing their documentary photo archive and social media presence. She has been documenting her colleagues and contemporaries in the arts, fashion and journalism since making her stage debut as Liat in the National Tour of South Pacific, with Robert Goulet and Barbara Eden.

Selections of Lia’s archive of Asian Pacific Americans in the arts, fashion, journalism, politics and space are now in the newly created LIA CHANG THEATER PHOTOGRAPHY PORTFOLIO in the ASIAN PACIFIC AMERICAN PERFORMING ARTS COLLECTION housed in the Library of Congress Asian Division’s Asian American Pacific Islander Collection.

Lia’s portraits and performance photos have appeared in Vanity Fair, Gourmet, German Elle, Women’s Wear Daily, The Paris Review, TV Guide, Daily Variety, Interior Design, American Theatre, Broadwayworld.com, Life & Style, OUT, New York Magazine, InStyle, Timeout.com, Villagevoice.com, Playbill.com, Theatermania.com, thelmagazine.com, The Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, USA Today, The Boston Globe, New York Times and Washington Post. A former syndicated arts and entertainment columnist for KYODO News, Lia is the New York Bureau Chief for AsianConnections.com. She writes about culture, style and Asian American issues for a variety of publications and this Backstage Pass with Lia Chang blog.

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