Spring Noir: The Photographs of Mary Livoni

magnolia_noir_©_mary_livoni_2019 Magnolia Noir | © Mary Livoni 2019

Coating the original images with an unnatural noir glamour was deeply satisfying. My lifelong admiration for Clarence Sinclair Bull’s luminous pictures of Greta Garbo, and Cecil Beaton’s dramatic portraits of Marlene Dietrich were the inspiration behind this series.

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Spring Noir | © Mary Livoni 2019


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Short Sharp Spring | © Mary Livoni 2019

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Cherry Noir | © Mary Livoni 2019

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Blooming Hiding Place | © Mary Livoni 2019

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Magnolia Noir 2 | © Mary Livoni 2019

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Spring Noir | Cherry Blossom | © Mary Livoni 2019

You can see more of my work at marylivoni.com, or on Instagram