05 janvier 2016

“In Full Flower” by Irving Penn, Vogue US, April 1995

“In Full Flower” by Irving Penn, Vogue US, April 1995
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05 janvier 2016

Yohji Yamamoto straw hat with clear plastic overlay, Vogue 2004

Yohji Yamamoto straw hat with clear plastic overlay, Vogue 2004. Photographed by Irving Penn
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22 novembre 2015

Hamiltons exhibits for the first time whole "Flowers" series of pictures by Irvin Penn

Irving Penn, Iceland Poppy (B), New York, 2006, 18 5/8 x 21 in. (47.3 x 53.3 cm.). Edition of 9 © The Irving Penn Foundation LONDON.- Hamiltons presents Irving Penn: Flowers, marking the third occasion on which gallery owner Tim Jefferies is presenting an entire series of photographs printed by the legendary photographer as an edition. As with Hamiltons’ previous Penn exhibitions, Cigarettes (2012) and Cranium Architecture (2013), this exhibition of Flowers is the first time this whole series of... [Lire la suite]
11 novembre 2015

Bert Stern, 1961

Bert Stern, 1961. Photo Irving Penn
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16 octobre 2015


Bettina, wearing Jacques Fath's "Red Shoes," Vogue, September 1950. Photo Irving Penn Bettina, Dior, 1951. Everett Collection Simone Micheline Bodin (8 May 1925 – 2 March 2015), Bettina wearing a hat by Rose Valois, Janvier 1951. Everett Collection Bettina and her Simca cabriolet, avenue Montaigne, 1953. Photo Jacques Rouchon Bettina and her Simca cabriolet, avenue Montaigne, 1953. Photo Jacques Rouchon Bettina wearing a hat by Legnoux, Janvier 1954. Everett Collection  Bettina arriving at Maxim's restaurant... [Lire la suite]
14 octobre 2015

Model Dorian Leigh in Balenciaga. Vogue, 1950

Model Dorian Leigh in Balenciaga. Vogue, 1950. Photo Irving Penn

10 juillet 2015

Audrey Hepburn back at scene of her big break at National Portrait Gallery

LONDON - Before Breakfast at Tiffany’s, before even Gigi, there was a jolly musical revue in London called Petite Sauce Tartare that helped propel a young Audrey Hepburn into the limelight – a show in a nightclub that is now part of the National Portrait Gallery (NPG). “It is a wonderful coincidence,” said Helen Trompeteler, associate curator of photographs at the gallery, which announced details on Tuesday of a major exhibition exploring the life and career of one of the century’s biggest film stars. “It is very... [Lire la suite]
12 août 2013

Selected works by Irving Penn acquired by the Smithsonian American Art Museum

Portrait of Irving Penn by Bert Stern, 1960s.  In 2013, the Smithsonian American Art Museum acquired 100 photographs by the legendary photographer Irving Penn (1917-2009), one of the most celebrated photographers of the twentieth century. Penn is best known for the spare, elegant style he applied to the fashion, still-life, and portrait photographs he produced for Vogue in the 1950s. His aesthetic and technical skill earned him accolades in both the artistic and commercial worlds throughout his career.The 100... [Lire la suite]
18 juin 2013

Legendary photographer Irving Penn's "Cranium Architecture" at Hamiltons Gallery

  Irving Penn, Warthog, Prague, 1986 © by The Irving Penn Foundation, courtesy Hamiltons Gallery, London. LONDON.- Hamiltons Gallery presents ‘Cranium Architecture’, an exhibition of photographs by legendary photographer Irving Penn. The largest exposition of this series for over two decades, the show offers the viewer a rare chance to see these extraordinary images en masse.  ‘Cranium Architecture’ sees Penn create a beautiful, absorbing study of animal skulls from the collection of the Narodni National Museum... [Lire la suite]
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02 mars 2013

Irving Penn masterpiece and works of 20th century highlight photographs auction at Heritage

Irving Penn (American, 1917-2009), Picasso, Cannes, France, 1957. Gelatin silver, before 1965; 22-1/4 x 22-1/2 inches (56.4 x 57.2 cm). From an edition of 30. Signed, titled, and dated in ink; REF 8395 and Print made before 1965 in ink; with Conde Nast copyright stamp with 1960 and Courtesy of Vogue in ink; limitation stamp Signed silver prints of this negative not exceeding 30 in ink on the verso of the mount. Estimate: $60,000 - $80,000. BEVERLY... [Lire la suite]