Irving Penn : Centennial

Lets  See It:  Tuesday, May 16th, 10am-7pm

The Met 1000 Fifth Ave., New York, NY 10028

As one of the giants of 20th-century photography, Irving Penn (1917–2009) was known for his fashion photography, portraits and still lifes. His stunning large format, black-and-white images of models and celebrities helped to define the look of midcentury America. This retrospective mounted on the occasion of Penn’s 100th birthday features some 200 examples of his work, which remains as indelible now as when he first began to create it more than 60 years ago. Ends July 30th.