Irving Penn Dead at 92
A giant of photography Irving Penn has passed away. What an incredible gifted, hardworking influential master photographer.
“Irving Penn, one of the 20th century’s most prolific and influential photographers of fashion and the famous, whose signature blend of classical elegance and cool minimalism was recognizable to magazine readers and museumgoers worldwide, died Wednesday morning at his home in Manhattan. He was 92.
His death was announced by Peter MacGill, his friend and representative.
Mr. Penn’s talent for picturing his subjects with compositional clarity and economy earned him the widespread admiration of readers of Vogue during his long association with the magazine, beginning in 1943. It also brought him recognition in the art world; his photographs have been exhibited in museums and galleries and are prized by collectors.”
Continue reading the NY Times article By ANDY GRUNDBERG – Irving Penn, Fashion Photographer, Is Dead at 92
Just a note to alert you that I am moving this blog. It will migrate to its new host on my website Seattle Photographer Daniel Sheehan Editorial Photography
Over the next few posts I will cross post the same info at both address’ but will eventually cease adding new material here. So if you want to follow change your bookmark to Seattle Photographer – Corporate and Editorial Photography blog by Daniel Sheehan