Sally Mann is an American photographer, widely known for her large-format, black-and-white photographs—at first of her young children, then later of landscapes suggesting decay and death. Mann (born in Lexington, Virginia, 1951) is one of America’s most renowned photographers. She has received numerous awards, including NEA, NEH, and Guggenheim Foundation grants. Her work is also held by major institutions internationally. Her books include: At Twelve (1988). Immediate Family (1992). Still Time (1994). What Remains (2003). Deep South (2005). Proud Flesh (2009). The Flesh and the Spirit (2010). Remembered Light (2016) and also Sally Mann: A Thousand Crossings (2018). In 2001 Mann was named “America’s Best Photographer” by Time magazine.