Friday, July 9, 2010

Irving Penn's Les Petits Metiers


Legendary American photographer Irving Penn who passed away in 2009 aged 92, shot a striking series of portraits of workers in mid 20th-century France, London and New York. They're currently on view in Paris at the Fondation Henri Cartier-Bressonthrough July 25th.  The show is called Les Petits Métiers (Small Trades). You can see more images at the Fondation's website or on Le Monde's blog

2 comments:

  1. Julie, that is a fabulous image.... I appreciate the fact that you are sharing other sources.....I do love your blog and YOU!!!!Merci! maryanne xo

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  2. J: thanks for the exhibition info. Too bad for me, because I don't arrive in Paris until the 29th! Rats.

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