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Irving Penn

Irving Penn

Born 16th June 1917

Plainfield NJ

Educated Philadelphia Museum School of Art from 1934 to 1938.

Alex Brodovich tought him advertising design

He worked at Harpper’s Bazaar magazine as an office boy an apprentice artist sketching shoes. 150 more words

Unit 6

A tribute to Irving Penn

Do any of you remember this Vogue cover?

Irving Penn is the author.
He is certainly known for fashion photography, but celebs’ portraits and still life photography have equally contributed to his fame. 94 more words

Fine Art

Remembering Penn

As a student of photography, one who began with film and only later came to digital, I remember seeing Irving Penn’s photographs of found objects, cigarette and cigar butts in particular, and being entranced with the tonal range of the objects that he had removed from the street and photographed in his studio. 126 more words

#ThrowbackThursday: Carmen Dell'orefice for Rouge, Fall/Winter 2012

At 83 years old, Carmen Dell’orefice is the world’s oldest supermodel.

She began her career at age 15 in 1946, when she signed a modeling contract for… 111 more words

Sex & Fashion

Irving Penn

Irving Penn’s still life work is AMAZING. The simplicity of them just makes them so good. Also the piling up of random food just makes you want to see more. 58 more words

Irving Penn

Irving Penn & Edward Weston

As part of the research looking into lighting an object and still life experimentation my tutor suggested looking at the work of Irving Penn and Edward Weston. 1,561 more words

Edward Weston

Mary Jane Russell

History: 1950s Supermodel: Mary Jane Russell was a top American model of the 1950s, often photographed by Louise Dahl-Wolfe and Irving Penn she graced the covers of Vogue and Harpers Bazaar throughout the Fifties. 63 more words

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