Irving Penn: Diverse Worlds opens!
Irving Penn, Cat Woman, New Guinea, 1970. Balenciaga "Little Great Coat" (Lisa Fonssagrives-Penn), Paris, 1950 © Copyright by The Irving Penn Foundation
For the first time in the Öresund region, a rich selection of Irving Penn’s photographs from some of his most famous serial photography will be presented.
Irving Penn (1917-2009) is regarded as one of the leading photographers of our time. He was active in both the commercial and artistic fields. With a selection of nearly 90 works and samples from his assignments for numerous publications, the exhibition at Moderna Museet Malmö covers a broad spectrum of Irving Penn’s oeuvre.
On the Opening day, 16 June at 3 pm, Andreas Nilsson and curator Anna Tellgren will host a talk with Lennart Durehed, photographer, and Irving Penn's assistant in New York 1973-1976. In Swedish.
Irving Penn: Diverse Worlds