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Irving Penn photographs of Dahomey (1967)

Penn, Irving.

Irving Penn photographs of Dahomey (1967)

by Penn, Irving.

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Published by Hatje Cantz in Ostfildern-Ruit, Germany .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Penn, Irving -- Exhibitions.,
  • Fon (African people) -- Pictorial works.,
  • Benin -- Pictorial works.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesDahomey
    Statementresearch by Dee Vitale Henle ; produced by Vasilios Zatse.
    GenreExhibitions., Pictorial works.
    ContributionsMuseum of Fine Arts, Houston.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTR647 .P46 2004
    The Physical Object
    Pagination79 p. :
    Number of Pages79
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18469057M
    ISBN 103775714499

      Birth Place: Plainfield (Union county, New Jersey, United States) Biography: Unlike other American photographers who choose a specific photographic genre, Irving Penn was the ultimate master of understated, eclectic style photography. His photos, like works of art, cause the viewer to study the depths to which Irving Penn emphasized style in fashions and with his celebrity subjects. Early highlights from a career spanning more than sixty years: Irving Penn’s Dahomey photographs of \n\nIrving Penn, born in in New Jersey and lives and works in New York, is one of the major photographers of the twentieth century. He is best known for his distinguished fashion and portrait photographs as well as for.

    Irving Penn Photographs of Dahomey () Preface by Ann Wilkes Tucker, text(s) by Melville J. und Frances S. Herskovits, Jacques Maquet, Irving Penn, ed. Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. English. 80 pp., 31 ills. clothbound. x cm. ISBN   Irving Penn, born a quarter century after Vogue was founded, spent 66 of his 92 years at the magazine. His first credit appeared in the August issue; his last in August In between, Penn Author: Laird Borrelli-Persson.

    Irving Penn Regards the Work of Issey Miyake: Photographs Irving Penn. from: $ Irving Penn () was among the most esteemed and influential photographers of the twentieth century. Over the course of a nearly seventy-year career, he mastered a pared-down aesthetic of studio photography that is distinguished for its meticulous attention to composition, nuance, and detail. This indispensable book features one of the largest selections of Penn's photographers ever 5/5(1).


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In Irving Penn photographed in Dahomey Africa, now the Republic of Benin, for unique body comprises three main areas: a selection of stark landscapes - the grass plain villages with their distinctive huts, coastal settlements and fishermen on lagoons; the spiritual mud sculptures of the deity Legba, a trickster god, with fierce expressions; and last his iconic portraits of the.

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Over the course of a nearly seventy-year career, he mastered a pared-down aesthetic of studio photography that is distinguished for its meticulous attention to composition, nuance, and detail.

In addition to photographs made in the studio from toPenn traveled often to Paris to photograph the haute couture collections for the magazine. Until the end of his life, Penn used the same theater curtain found for him in Paris in as a backdrop to transform a remarkable variety of styles and designs into timeless images.

Irving Penn: Photographs of Dahomey () by Penn, Irving; Introduction by Anne Wilkes Tucker. Ostfildern-Ruit, Germany: Hatje Cantz Publishers, Hardcover. Fine/near fine. Presumed first edition,hardcover with beige cloth boards in dust jacket, small square quarto, 77pp., illustrated in color and b&w.

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Herskovits, Jacques Maquet: Books - Get this from a library! Irving Penn, photographs of Dahomey (): [this book is published in conjunction with the Exhibition Dahomey ()Maison Européenne de la Photographie, Paris, January 14 - Ma ; Nihon Mingeikan, Tokyo, August 17 - Septem ; Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, October 9, - January 9, ].