Monday, September 14, 2009

Irving Penn - "Small Trades" at the Getty

Just a reminder that Irving Penn: Small Trades is now on view at the Getty through January 10th (what a long, long exhibition...). There are a number of courses, lectures and events regarding the show coming up with the first being tomorrow. Reservations are required.

Working Class: Irving Penn's Small Trades Series in Context

In order to come to terms with his success as a fashion photographer, Penn needed to photograph other kinds of subjects as well. Colin Westerbeck, director of the California Museum of Photography at UC Riverside, explains how these 1950s studies of working-class people in their work clothes were a seminal project for the photographer in the context of his full career.

Tuesday, September 15, 2009, 7:00 p.m.

Getty Center, Harold M. Williams Auditorium

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