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Irving Penn

(1917–2009)

“I think that b&w pictures are intrinsically finer than colour. I think that I have never seen a really great colour photograph.”

Irving Penn (June 16, 1917 – October 7, 2009) was an American photographer known for his fashion photography, portraits, and still lifes. Penn's career included work at Vogue magazine, and independent advertising work for clients including Issey Miyake and Clinique. His work has been exhibited internationally and continues to inform the art of photography.

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