Irving Penn

1917–2009

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Biography

Irving Penn (June 16, 1917 – October 7, 2009) was an American photographer known for his fashion photography, portraits, and still lifes. Penn's career included work at Vogue magazine, and independent advertising work for clients including Issey Miyake and Clinique. His work has been exhibited internationally and continues to inform the art of photography.

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'For want of a new territory to conquer, the fictional energies of art have penetrated into the factual and material basis of photography': Street & Studio: An Urban History of Photography

To coincide with Tate Modern’s survey exhibition that explores the parallel worlds of photographs taken in the urban environment and ...

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