Irving Penn at the Grand Palais
Irving Penn would have been 100 years old this year. To celebrate this anniversary, the Grand Palais is showing a vast retrospective that retraces the 70-year career of this legendary American photographer. It brings together some 240 images, from fashion and still life to portraits, nudes and street scenes. An opportunity to see among other things his famous ‘Small Trades’ series taken between 1950 and 1951, of working men and women.
Girl with Tobacco on Tongue (Mary Jane Russell), New York, 1951. Épreuve gélatino-argentique, 37,5 × 36,5 cm.