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Irving Penn

A Photographer, A Painter, and The Big Apple

Sanjay Sanghoee | Posted 11.04.2012 | Arts
Sanjay Sanghoee

I decided to pick Bennet Cobliner's brain about the evolution of the "medium" used to convey images and how that and other factors have impacted the image-maker's techniques as well as the pictures themselves. These were my takeaways from that discussion.

Naked Before The Camera (NSFW)

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 08.06.2012 | Arts

A new exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, titled, "Naked Before the Camera" explores the erotic relationship between the camera and the body...

(PHOTOS) 11 Must-Read Style Books

The Huffington Post | Christina Anderson | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

FilmMagic If you thought you left literature behind upon graduating from school, you're wrong, and we're not just talking about those snooze-induci...

AUCTION NEWS: Winners, Losers, And Surprises So Far This Year At Christie's, Sotheby's

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

Last week brought news of Christie's record-breaking sales for the first half of this year. We're happy to report that news from the art continues to ...

Anna Wintour Calls Irving Penn 'Seductive,' Says He 'Liked Strong Women, Not Waifs'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

Vogue editor-in-chief Anna Wintour spoke to a crowd at Pratt last night about late photographer Irvin Penn, who she called "seductive," The Cut report...

Sophie Dahl On Food As Reward, Take-out Culture, and Curvy Centuries

Louise McCready Hart | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food
Louise McCready Hart

Food and fashion have, at times, had a fraught relationship. However, Sophie Dahl skillfully and beautifully symbolizes and unites those two antithetical passions.

New York Fashion Week, Day Two: Jason Wu, Rag & Bone Men's and Women's, Doo.Ri, 3.1 Phillip Lim Men's

Jim Shi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Jim Shi

Jason Wu is determined to prove he's not a one-hit wonder, and if the fall collection he delivered on Friday was any sign of things to come, he has a long career ahead of him.

An Elegy for Magazines

Brian Alexander | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Brian Alexander

A good magazine is a combination of stories, photos, drawings, opinions, reporting, whimsy, humor. It is an art that is not reproducible nor replaceable by any other medium.

Best Books In Photography From The Guardian

The Guardian | Sean O'Hagan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

In 2009, photography grappled more than ever with the notion that the mobile phone, rather than the cheap digital camera, may yet make photographers o...

Irving Penn, Twitter, and the Everydayness of Life

Adam Hanft | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Adam Hanft

Twitphobes complain, "Do I really care if so-and-so picked up the kids or had to wait too long for a latte at Starbucks?" Maybe we do. Maybe we should. Maybe we can.

Grace Coddington Talks Unconventional Beauty, Too-Skinny Models, And Her "Unpopular" Wardrobe

Lesley M. M. Blume | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Lesley M. M. Blume

Grace Coddington: "Most of Ralph Lauren's models are not super skinny: this is an isolated situation and I think that it's unfair that he's getting bad publicity for it"

Irving Penn Dead: Celebrity Photographer Died At 92

AP | VERENA DOBNIK | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

NEW YORK — Irving Penn, whose photographs revealed a taste for stark simplicity whether he was shooting celebrity portraits, fashion, still life...