"The Kennedys": An exhibition of unseen photographs by Mark Shaw at Berlin's newest fashion art gallery

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Mark Shaw, Jackie and JFK Portrait #5, Hyannis Port, 1959 © 2012 Mark Shaw / mptvimages.com

BERLIN.- The 6th of September, 2012 marks both Vogue’s Fashion Night Out Berlin and the opening of MILA Kunstgalerie. MILA owner Carlo Mecchi has chosen to debut with a very Vogue-appropriate show, showcasing one of America’s most elegant couples: John F. and Jacqueline Kennedy. In conjunction with Reel Art Press and their release of The Kennedys, MILA is proud to present a selection of prints from legendary photographer Mark Shaw. The exhibition curated by MILA’s creative director, Daniele F Mancinetti, and manager Felix Werner, will run until October 6th. Located at Linienstrasse 154, MILA will present newly published work from American artist Mark Shaw. One of the top fashion and celebrity photographers of the 1950s and 60s, Shaw (1921-1969) worked extensively for Life magazine, contributing 27 covers before his untimely death at 47 years old. Meeting in 1959, Shaw became a close confidant of the Kennedys a ... More