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Great Minds and Stellar Talents Consider the State of Modern Photography

Monday, February 04, 2013

WNYC

"What Is Modern Photography?" is the question posed at this symposium hosted by the Museum of Modern Art's Edward Steichen. An all-star panel of photographers, including Margaret Bourke-White, Walker Evans, Irving Penn, and Ben Shahn, give (or refuse to give) their individual, often contradictory, definitions of the controversial medium. The gathering provides a great snapshot of  the state of the art in 1950.

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From the WNYC Archives: Irving Penn on "What Is Modern Photography?"

Thursday, October 08, 2009

A Vogue cover by Irving Penn (MARTYN HAYHOW/AFP/Getty Images)

A Vogue cover by Irving Penn (MARTYN HAYHOW/AFP/Getty Images)

 

World-renown fashion photographer Irving Penn died yesterday. He was 93.

Penn created stark images that could be found in the pages of Vogue, where ...

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