Irving Penn: CentennialPhotography
September 21, 2017 to October 5, 2017
At Grand Palais
The Irving Penn: Centennial exhibition of works by American photographer Irving Penn (1917-2009) is on view at the Grand Palais, Paris from September 21, 2017 to January 29, 2018. The exhibition marks the centennial of the artist’s birth and is the most comprehensive retrospective to date of his work.
Co-curated by Maria Morris Hambourg, independent curator and founding curator of The Met’s Department of Photographs, and Jeff L. Rosenheim, Joyce Frank Menschel Curator in Charge of the Department of Photographs at The Met, the exhibition features more than 200 photographs Penn made during his 70-year career as also a selection of his drawings and paintings.
The exhibition will be presented at C/O Berlin Foundation from March 24 to July 1, 2018, and at the Instituto Moreira Salles from August 21 to November 25, 2018.
The exhibition catalogue in English can be purchased here.