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Irving Penn @ Fotografiska

Classic Irving Penn portrait of his Swedish wife and often used model Lisa Fonssagrives-Penn: Harlequin Dress Lisa Fonssagrives-Penn New York 1950© Condé Nast

Irving Penn: Resonance – Photographs from the Pinault Collection
16 June – 1 October

“As one of the most celebrated and influential photographers of the 20th century, Irving Penn wielded an enduring influence on the development of the medium with his classic portraits and carefully arranged still lifes. A master of light and composition, Penn allowed each subject and object to play the lead against a simple background, each one a nucleus of equal importance. Detailed studies of everyday objects such as cigarette butts, paper cups or pieces of bone were portrayed with the same perfect harmony as haute couture, super models and ordinary workers,” Johan Vikner, Exhibition Coordinator at Fotografiska says.

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