Hamburg Kennedy Photographs

Irving Penn

(American, 1917–2009)

untitled by irving penn

Irving Penn

Untitled

Price on Request

untitled by irving penn

Irving Penn

Untitled

Price on Request

untitled by irving penn

Irving Penn

Untitled

Price on Request

untitled by irving penn

Irving Penn

Untitled

Price on Request

untitled by irving penn

Irving Penn

Untitled

Price on Request

untitled by irving penn

Irving Penn

Untitled

Price on Request

Biography

Timeline

1917
Born in Plainfield, USA
1934 - 1938
Enrolled at the Philadelphia Museum School of Industrial Art, where he studied design with Alexey Brodovitch
1938 - 1941
Worked as a graphic artist in New York
1941 - 1942
Spent a year painting in Mexico
1943 - 1944
Designer and photographer for Vogue magazine, New York
1944 - 1945
Served as an ambulance driver and documentary photographer in the American Field Service with the British Army in Italy and India
1946
Photographer, working with Alexander Liberman for Conde Nast Publications, New York
1952
Freelance advertising photographer, New York
1958
Named one of "The World's 10 Greatest Photographers" in an international poll conducted by Popular Photography Magazine
2009
Died in New York, USA

Exhibitions

2010
Portraits, The National Portrait Gallery, London, UK
2009
Small Trades, J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, USA
2008
Close Encounters, Morgan Library & Museum, New York, USA
Pace/MacGill Gallery, New York, USA (solo)
Portland Museum of Art, Portland, USA
Tate Modern, London, England
2007
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, USA
HackelBury Fine Art Limited, London, England
2006
Palais des Beaux-Arts / Bozar, Brusells, Belgium
2005
Fondation Beyeler, Riehen, Switzerland
International Center of Photography, New York, USA
2004
Long Beach Museum of Art, Long Beach, USA
Langhans Galerie Praha, Prague, Czech Republic
2002
Hamiltons Gallery, London, England (solo)
2000
Retrospective, Museum of Modern Art, New York, USA (solo)
1997
Retrospective, State Heritage, St.Petersburg, Russia (solo)

Public Collections

FAIF Collection, Zurich, Switzerland