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Irving Penn: Platinum Prints

displays 17 platinum prints of Penn's most celebrated photographs, including portraits of Pablo Picasso and Marcel Duchamp, studies of indigenous peoples in New Guinea and Peru, and still lifes and fashion studies. (National Gallery of Art)

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Irving Penn was born in 1917 in Plainfield, New Jersey. In 1934 he enrolled at the Philadelphia Museum School of Industrial Art, where he studied design with Alexey Brodovitch.
'Picasso at La Californie,' Cannes, France, 1957. platinum/palladium print, 1974. National Gallery of Art, Washington, Copyright 1960 by Irving Penn

Picasso at La Californie

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