This is a magnificently illustrated volume exploring the acclaimed "Small Trades" series from renowned photographer Irving Penn. Photographer Irving Penn (b. 1917) is renowned the world over for his innovative contributions to portrait, still life, and fashion photography during a career that has spanned six decades. In 1950, "Vogue" magazine sent Penn on an assignment to photograph the workers of Paris, and thus his monumental work "Small Trades" began. Between 1950 and 1951, Penn travelled between Paris, London, and New York to produce an extensive photographic portrait of each city's skilled tradespeople in their work clothes, carrying the tools of their professions. This generously illustrated volume brings together more than 200 unique images from "Small Trades", alongside essays discussing the history and significance of the series - to both Penn's career and the history of photography - as well as a fascinating interview with Edmonde Charles-Roux, the chief editor for French "Vogue" from 1952-1966, who assisted Penn on his assignment to Paris in 1950.
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Descrizione libro J. Paul Getty Museum, 2009. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. Codice libro della libreria P110892369965
Descrizione libro J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles CA, 2009. Cloth. Condizione libro: New. Condizione sovraccoperta: Fine Condition. 272 pages 250 duotone illustrations. Still in publisher's plastic shrinkwrap. Includes an insightful interview with Edmonde Charles-Roux, who assisted Penn on the project. Published on the occasion of the exhibition from the J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles CA September 9, 2009-January 10, 2010. Select Biography. Codice libro della libreria 019271
Descrizione libro J. Paul Getty Museum, 2009. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. book. Codice libro della libreria 0892369965