Still Life by Irving Penn
Irving Penn Photographs, 1938-2000

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Irving Penn is one of the leading photographers of the 20th century. His elegant and innovative photographs are the subject of this volume. It includes some 200 images.

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Irving Penn's books include Moments Preserved (1960), Worlds in a Small Room (1974), Inventive Paris Clothes 1909-1939 (1977), Flowers (1980), and Passage (1991). A retrospective of his work was exhibited at the Museum of Modern Art in New York in 1984. In 1997, the Art Institute of Chicago mounted a traveling international exhibition.
Published September 7, 2001 by Bulfinch. 144 pages
Genres: Arts & Photography. Non-fiction

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From early, career-establishing Vogue magazine work like The Spilled Handbag (Theatre Accident) of 1947 through his images of bones and other detritus (Bone Landscape, 1980) to his recent pictures of cuttlefish, Irving Penn has masterfully evinced the secret lives of objects.

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By IMOGEN SARA SMITH [The Threepenny Review] – A photograph is something salvaged and proof of something lost.

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