(1938 - 2012)
Martine Franck was active/lived in France, Belgium. Martine Franck is known for documentary portrait and genre photography.
Biography Martine Franck
Following is The New York Times obituary of the photographer:
Martine Franck, Documentary Photographer, Dies at 74
By LESLIE KAUFMAN
Published: August 22, 2012
Martine Franck, a photographer whose documentary-style portraits of artists and marginalized populations alike helped her rise into the highest echelons of her profession while fiercely protecting the artistic legacy of her husband, Henri Cartier-Bresson, died last Thursday in Paris. She was 74.
The cause was leukemia, her sister-in-law, Louise Baring, said.
Ms. Franck was an exemplar of a school of postwar photography that aimed to capture the real world. Her style was to work outside the studio, to use a 35-millimeter Leica camera, and she p
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