Irving Penn: Women, Warriors at Master Projects
One of the world’s preeminent photographers, Irving Penn (1917–2009) is famous for his professional still lifes, fashion, portraiture, and travel photography. By 1950, he had established a successful career at Vogue magazine through a variety of projects. Yet, from the beginning of his commercial career, the artist dreamed about pushing beyond creative boundaries. The exhibition “Women, Warriors” connects Penn’s first major non-commercial study—silver prints of posed nudes taken in New York between 1949-50—alongside platinum prints of his most ambitious personal undertaking: ethnographic portraits taken in Africa throughout the 70s.
Opening Reception Saturday Feb 13th 5pm-8pm
February 18, 2016End Date
April 16, 2016Hours
12:00 PM - 05:00 PMAddress
Master Projects, 91 Water Street BrooklynEvent Type