“A good photograph is one that communicates a fact, touches the heart and leaves the viewer a changed person for having seen it.”

“I myself have always stood in the awe of the camera. I recognize it for the instrument it is, part Stradivarius, part scalpel.”
Irving Penn (June 16, 1917 – Oct 7, 2009)

Irving Penn Foundation

Jean Patchett, New York, 1949

San Francisco Hippie Family, 1967

Five Turbanned Dahomey Women

Pablo Picasso

Jack Nicholson

lesteryoung_charlieparker_irvingpennphotoLester Young and Charlie Parker


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