Irving Penn: Centennial is an exhibition to live for

Co-curated by Maria Morris Hambourg, independent curator and the 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, Irving Penn: Centennial is an iconic cultural event for an iconic master of photography.

Mouth for L Oréal, New York, 1986

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Irving Penn captured the beauty and beyond

On display will be 146 photographs from the museum’s permanent collection, including the debut of 100 photographs recently donated to the museum by The Irving Penn Foundation. The exhibition presents several previously unseen or never exhibited photographs.

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