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Irving Penn  1917-2009, US

Rank (2014): 652 

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USA 96
Germany 25
United Kingdom 20
France 14
Spain 14




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Richard Avedon  356 58
Diane Arbus  205 40
Henri Cartier-Bresson  182 39
Robert Mapplethorpe  59 38




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  MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, USA 15
  Hamiltons Gallery, United Kingdom 10
  Fraenkel Gallery, USA 9
  ICP - International Center of Photography, USA 6



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16.6.1917 Born in Plainfield, NJ (US)


7.10.2009 Died in New York, NY (US)

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Public exhibitions (Selection) 218  Please report missing Information



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   Al desnudo. Colección Ordóñez Falcón de Fotografía - TEA Tenerife Espacio de las Artes, Santa Cruz de Tenerife Send message

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Description  Irving Penn - Resonance - Palazzo Grassi - Francois Pinault Foundation, Venice Send message

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2014
   Irving Penn - Timeless Moments - Verner Amell Ltd, London

2013
   On Assignment - The Pace Gallery - 510 W 25th Street, New York City, NY
   Irving Penn - Cranium Architecture - Hamiltons Gallery, London
   Irving Penn. Diverse Worlds - Kumu Art Museum, Tallinn
   Irving Penn: Underfoot - The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

2012
   Irving Penn - Cigaretts - Hamiltons Gallery, London
   Irving Penn - Moderna Museet Malmö, Malmö

2011
   Irving Penn - Ethnos - Bernheimer Fine Art Photography, Munich
   Irving Penn - Galerie Thierry Marlat, Paris
   Irving Penn - Radical Beauty 1946-2007 - Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2010
   Irving Penn - Pace / Macgill Gallery, New York City, NY
   Irving Penn - Les petits métiers - Musée de l´Elysée, Lausanne
   Irving Penn - Fondation Henri Cartier-Bresson, Paris
   Irving Penn - Small Trades - Hamiltons Gallery, London
   Irving Penn Portraits - NPG - National Portrait Gallery, London

2009
   Irving Penn : Banquet - Galerie Thierry Marlat, Paris
   Irving Penn: Small Trades - The Getty Center, Los Angeles, CA

2008
   Food - Hamiltons Gallery, London
   Irving Penn. Vessels - Pace / Macgill Gallery, New York City, NY

2007
   Irving Penn - Flower Power - Hamiltons Gallery, London
   Irving Penn - Corkin Gallery, Toronto, ON
Description and image  Irvin Penn Photographien - Camera Work, Berlin
   Irwing Penn- In Flower - Pace / Macgill Gallery, New York City, NY

2006
   Irving Penn - Now And Then - Hamiltons Gallery, London

2005
   Irving Penn - Ethnographic - Fahey/Klein Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
   Irwing Penn- Underfoot - Pace / Macgill Gallery, New York City, NY
Description and image  Irving Penn: Platinum Prints - The National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
   Irving Penn - Underfoot - Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2004
Description  Dahomey, 1967: Photographs by Irving Penn - MFAH - Museum of Fine Arts Houston, Houston, TX
Description  Underfoot - photographs by Irving Penn - Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA
   Irving Penn: Present Concerns - Pace / Macgill Gallery, New York City, NY
   Irving Penn - Maison Européenne de la Photographie, Paris

2003
Description and image  Earthly Bodies: Irving Penn's Nudes, 1949–50 - San Francisco Museum of Modern Art - SFMOMA, San Francisco, CA

2002
   Irving Penn - Maison Européenne de la Photographie, Paris
   Nudes by Penn - The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Description and image  Irving Penn - Objectos para Impressão - Museu Serralves - Museu de Arte Contemporânea, Porto
   Irving Penn - circa 1948 - Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco, CA
   Irving Penn - Fahey/Klein Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
   Earthly Bodies - Irving Penn's Nudes, 1949–50 - The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City, NY
   Irving Penn - (objects for the printed page) - Kunsthal Rotterdam, Rotterdam

2001
   Still-Lifes. Irving Penn - Museum Folkwang Essen, Essen

2000
   Irving Penn - Maison Européenne de la Photographie, Paris

1999
   A Career in Photography - Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography, Tokyo
   Irving Penn - New and Unseen - The Pace Gallery - 32 East 57th Street, New York City, NY

1998
   Irving Penn – Karriere Eines Fotografen - Deichtorhallen Hamburg, Hamburg
   Irwing Penn - Museo Colecciones ICO, Madrid

1997
   Irving Penn - The Small Trades (1950) - Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco, CA
   Irving Penn, A Career in Photography - The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
   Irving Penn - Camera Work, Berlin
   Irving Penn – Photographien - Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt/Main

1996
   Irving Penn - Fotografier - Hasselblad Center, Gothenburg

1995
   Irving Penn. Fotografier. En donation till minne av Lisa Fonssagrives-Penn - Moderna Museet, Stockholm

1991
   Irving Penn - Portraits In A Corner, 1948 - Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco, CA

1990
   Irving Penn - 14 Cigarettes - Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco, CA
   Irving Penn Master Images - Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, DC

1988
   Irving Penn - Musée de l´Elysée, Lausanne

1987
   Irving Penn. Fotografier från fem decennier - Moderna Museet, Stockholm
   Irvin Penn - Museum Folkwang Essen, Essen
   Irving Penn - Fundación Juan March, Madrid

1986
   Irving Penn - The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Fort Worth, TX

1984
   Irving Penn - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY

1977
   Irving Penn: Street Material - The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City, NY

1975
   Irving Penn Recent Works - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY

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2014
   Le Mur, La collection Antoine de Galbert - La Maison Rouge, Paris
   Masterworks An Exhibition Of Works By Modern Masters Of Photography - Hamiltons Gallery, London
   Slaves Of Mimesis: Nine Years On 23Rd Street - Steven Kasher Gallery, New York City, NY
   Made for Magazines: Iconic 20th-Century Photographs - MFAH - Museum of Fine Arts Houston, Houston, TX
   A World of Its Own: Photographic Practices in the Studio - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY
   To Jane, Love Andy: Warhol's First Superstar - Norton Museum of Art, West Palm Beach, FL

2013
   Decisive Moments - Honolulu Museum of Art, Honolulu, HI
   A Democracy of Images: Photographs from the Smithsonian American Art Museum - Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, DC
   Showstoppers - Robert Klein Gallery, Boston, MA
   Vanity. Fashion Photography from the F.C. Gundlach Collection - National Museum in Cracow / Muzeum Narodowe w Krakowie, Krakow
   Face Value: Portraits from The Kinsey Institute - The Kinsey Institute Gallery, Bloomington, IN
   Still Life/Work Life - Hasselblad Center, Gothenburg
   Collectible Iii - A. Galerie, Paris

2012
   Finders Keepers - Michael Hoppen Gallery, London
   Howard Greenberg, Collection - Musée de l´Elysée, Lausanne
   Charlotte Rampling - Albums secrets - Maison de la Photographie, Lille
Description  Another London - Tate Britain, London
   Con gli occhi, con il cuore, con la testa - La fotografia della collezione Trevisan - MART- Museo d'Arte Moderna e Contemporanea di Trento e Rovereto, Rovereto
   Luxe : Mode D'emploi - Passage de Retz, Paris
   Beyond Words: Photography in The New Yorker - UCCA - Ullens Center for Contemporary Art, Beijing
Description and image  Modern Masters - Hamiltons Gallery, London
   Der Mensch und seine Objekte - Museum Folkwang Essen, Essen
   Conversations: Photography from the Bank of America Collection - Irish Museum of Modern Art - IMMA, Dublin
   Various Artists - From Collectors' Archives - Fahey/Klein Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2011
   Winter Joy - Edouard Malingue Gallery, Hong Kong
   Beyond Style - Fifty One Fine Art Photography, Antwerp
   Salon Style - Atlas Gallery, London
   Vanity - Kunsthalle Wien (Museumsquartier), Vienna
   The Unseen Eye: Photographs from the W.M. Hunt Collection - George Eastman House International Museum of Photography and Film, Rochester, NY
   Autumn Show - Edouard Malingue Gallery, Hong Kong
   Ichundichundich Memyselfandi - Picasso im Fotoporträt - Museum Ludwig, Cologne
   Carolina Collects: 150 Years of Modern and Contemporary Art from Alumni Collections - Ackland Art Museum, Chapel Hill, NC
   Still Life: Revisited - Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse, NY
   Portraits in Serie. Fotografien eines Jahrhunderts - MKG - Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe Hamburg, Hamburg
   Highlights from the Photography Collection: Faces and Figures - Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art, Gainesville, FL
   Food for Thought: A Group Exhibition - Robert Mann Gallery, New York City, NY
   Conversations: Photography from the Bank of America - MFA - Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Boston, MA

2010
   El Cuerpo Inventado - TEA Tenerife Espacio de las Artes, Santa Cruz de Tenerife
   Autour de l'extreme - Maison Européenne de la Photographie, Paris
   After a Fashion: Classic, Humorous, Subversive... - Stephen Daiter Gallery, Chicago, IL
Description  El silencio de los objetos - Colectiva / Sala C - TEA Tenerife Espacio de las Artes, Santa Cruz de Tenerife
   Africa - Atlas Gallery, London
   Portraying a Nation - Chrysler Museum of Art, Norfolk, VA
   Flirting with Bling - Corkin Gallery, Toronto, ON
   Lebenslust und Totentanz - Kunsthalle Krems, Krems
   We want Miles - Miles Davis vs. Jazz - The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts - Musée des beaux-arts de Montréal, Montreal, QC
   Great Photographs of the 20th Century: Staged and Startled - Hasted Kraeutler, New York City, NY
   C'est la vie ! Vanités de Caravage à Damien Hirst - Musée Maillol - Fondation Dina Vierny, Paris
Description  Strictly Death: Selected Works from the Richard Harris Collection - Slought Foundation, Philadelphia, PA

2009
   Something for Everyone - Hamiltons Gallery, London
   Masters of Photography - Fifty One Fine Art Photography, Antwerp
   Portraits - Daniel Varenne, Geneva
   Immaginare New York. Fotografie dalla collezione del MoMA - MART- Museo d'Arte Moderna e Contemporanea di Trento e Rovereto, Rovereto
   Modern Moments: Recent Gifts in American Photography - Palm Springs Art Museum, Palm Springs, CA
Description  Reality Revisted - Moderna Museet, Stockholm
   Fashion Photography - Corkin Gallery, Toronto, ON
   CONTRADICTIONS in BLACK and WHITE - Hasted Kraeutler, New York City, NY

2008
   Sander's Children Figurative Photography In The Tradition Of August Sander - Danziger Gallery, New York City, NY
   Dalla Presitoria al Futuro. Capolavori dalla collezione Bischofsberger - Pinacoteca Giovanni e Marella Agnelli, Turin
   Mujeres en plural - Fundacion Canal, Madrid
   Street & Studio. Eine urbane Geschichte der Fotografie - Museum Folkwang Essen, Essen
   Modern Photographs—The Machine, the Body and the City - Parrish Art Museum, Southampton, NY
   Fashion - Camera Work, Berlin
Description  Fashion in the Mirror: Self-Reflection in Fashion Photography - The Photographers' Gallery, London
   Gallery Selections - Hamiltons Gallery, London
   De lo humano. Fotografía internacional 1950-2000 - Centro Andaluz de Arte Contemporáneo (CAAC), Sevilla
   From Any Angle: Photographs from the Collection of Doris Bry - Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, CT
   Street & Studio: an urban history of photography - Tate Modern, London
   Glam - Edward Cella Art+Architecture, Los Angeles, CA
   Afrika - Camera Work, Berlin
   In the Public Eye: Photography and Fame - The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, MO
   De lo humano. Fotografía internacional - Museo Picasso Málaga, Málaga

2007
   MODE:BILDER - NRW-Forum Kultur und Wirtschaft, Dusseldorf
   Photographic Formalities: From Ansel Adams to Weegee - Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art, Gainesville, FL
   Passion for Art - Mission for Money - Galerie Lumiere, Seoul
Description  Let Your Motto Be Resistance: African American Portraits - ICP - International Center of Photography, New York City, NY
Description  Selections from the Isadore and Kelly Friedman Bequest - Boca Raton Museum of Art, Boca Raton, FL
   Highlights from the Photography Collection - Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art, Gainesville, FL
   On Death and Dying - Gahlberg Gallery at the McAninch Arts Center, Glen Ellyn, IL
   Oog / Eye - Foam Fotografiemuseum, Amsterdam

2006
   The Heartbeat of Fashion - Sammlung F. C. Gundlach - Deichtorhallen Hamburg, Hamburg
   Group Exhibition - Robert Klein Gallery, Boston, MA
   Natures Silencioses. Fundación Ordoñez-Falcón de Fotografía - Centre d’Art la Panera, Lleida
Description  Speaking with hands - Museum Folkwang Essen, Essen
   American Icons - Corkin Gallery, Toronto, ON
   Rostros y Máscaras - Museo de Arte Abstracto Español, Cuenca
   Sans Regard - La collection Dancing Bear de W. M. Hunt - Musée de l´Elysée, Lausanne

2005
   Rostros y Máscaras - Fotografías de la Colección Ordóñez-Falcón - Fundación Juan March, Madrid
   Rostros y Máscaras - Museu d´Art Espanyol Contemporani (Fundación Juan March), Palma de Mallorca
   De la comtesse De Castiglione à Cindy Sherman - Galerie de France, Paris
   Private Pictures - photography from Arizona collections - Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art - SMoCA, Scottsdale, AZ
   From the Source, Fashion Photographs - Corkin Gallery, Toronto, ON
   Profiling America - Forum für Fotografie, Cologne
   Photography Now - HackelBury Fine Art Limited, London
   Artists Interrogate - Race and Identity - Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, WI
   Pas Moi Sans Eux - Colección Pierre Borhan - Fundació Foto Colectania, Barcelona
Description  Blumenmythos - Van Gogh bis Jeff Koons - Fondation Beyeler, Riehen
   Figuratively Speaking - - MAM - Miami Art Museum, Miami, FL (closed, 2013)
   Daguerreotype to Digital: Photographs from the Collection - Spencer Museum of Art, Lawrence, KS

2004
   Wer bietet mehr? - Fünfzehn Jahre Deichtorhallen Hamburg - Deichtorhallen Hamburg, Hamburg
   Photography from the Book to the Museum - MNAC Museu Nacional d'Art de Catalunya, Barcelona
   Glorious Harvest: Photographs from the Michael E. Hoffman Tribute Collection - Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA
   Why not live for Art? - Tokyo Opera City Art Gallery, Tokyo
Description  Glorious Harvest - photographs from the Michael E. Hoffman Tribute Collection - Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA

2003
   Herb Ritts Private Collection - Fahey/Klein Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Description  A Clear Vision: Photographic Works from the F.C. Gundlach Collection - Deichtorhallen Hamburg, Hamburg
Description and image Galerie Pudelko"Künstlerphotographien - Berühmte Photographen portraitieren berühmte Künstler" - Galerie Pudelko, Bonn Send message
   Einblicke in Privatsammlungen - Galerie Pudelko, Bonn
   Master Photographers & Master Prints 1840-2000 - Akira Ikeda - Berlin, Berlin
   Several Exceptionally Good Recently Acquired Pictures XVI - Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco, CA
   Looking at Photographs - 125 photographs from the Museum of Modern Art, New York - The State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg
   Flesh Tones - 100 Years of the Nude - Robert Mann Gallery, New York City, NY
   Archives of Time Life, Inc. - Holden Luntz Gallery, Palm Beach, FL

2001
   The Nature of Still Life - - Galleria d'Arte Moderna di Bologna - GAM, Bologna (closed, 2007)
   Dressing Up - Worcester Art Museum, Worcester, MA

1999
Description and image  Augenblick und Endlichkeit - Museum Ludwig, Cologne
   Fotografie in una collezione privata - Museo Cantonale d´Arte Lugano, Lugano
Description  Private Collection - Bildmuseet, Umeå

1998
   Several Exceptionally Good Recently Acquired Pictures XII - Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco, CA
   Veronica's Revenge - Deichtorhallen Hamburg, Hamburg

1997
   The Last Party: Nightworld in Photographs - Serge Sorokko Gallery, San Francisco, CA

1996
   Capolavori di fotografia della Fondazione Select. Gli anni '70 - CACT Centro d´Arte Contemporanea Ticino, Bellinzona
   Several Exceptionally Good Recently Acquired Pictures X - Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco, CA

1995
   L'immagine riflessa - Centro per l´Arte Contemporanea Luigi Pecci, Prato, PO

1992
   Pantheon der Photographie im XX. Jahrhundert - Kunst- und Ausstellungshalle der Bundesrepublik Deutschland, Bonn
   Figure/Form: The Nude in 20th Century Photography - Jan Kesner Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

1991
   Art of the Forties - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY

1990
   Group Show - - Galerie Max Hetzler - Cologne, Cologne (closed, 1993)
   Photography Until Now - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY
   The Indomitable Spirit: Photographers And Artists Respond In The Time Of Aids - ICP - International Center of Photography, New York City, NY

1988
   Master Photographs From the "Photography in the Fine Arts" Exhibitions, 1959–1967 - ICP - International Center of Photography, New York City, NY
   The Art of Persuasion: A History of Advertising Photography - ICP - International Center of Photography, New York City, NY
   Picturing Greatness - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY

1986
   Masterpieces of 20th Century Photography - Cornerhouse, Manchester

1985
   Memento Mori - Galleries at Moore College of Art & Design, Philadelphia, PA
   Les immateriaux - Centre Pompidou - Musée National d´Art Moderne, Paris

1983
   19th & 20th Century Master - ArtSpace - Virginia Miller Galleries, Coral Gables (Miami), FL

1982
   Les choix de l'œil : la photographie depuis 1940 - Musee du Bas-Saint-Laurent, Rivière-du-Loup, QC

1981
   Les choix de l'œil : la photographie depuis 1940 - Musée d´art contemporain de Montréal, Montreal, QC

1980
   Photography of the Fifties: An American Perspective - ICP - International Center of Photography, New York City, NY

1978
   Photographes du XXe siècle : Stieglitz, Steichen et leurs successeurs - Musée d´art contemporain de Montréal, Montreal, QC

1976
   Masters of the Camera: Stieglitz, Steichen and Their Successors - ICP - International Center of Photography, New York City, NY

1975
   Fifty Years of Photography - Women Observed, As Seen in Vogue 1924-1974 - The Renaissance Society at The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL

1974
   Alexey Brodovitch and His Influence - Optica - centre for contemporary art, Montreal, QC

1969
   Portrait Photographs - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY

1968
   Photography as Printmaking - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY

1965
   Glamour Portraits - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY
   The Photo Essay - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY

1964
   The Photographer's Eye - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY

1951
   12 Photographers - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY

1950
   Photographs by 51 Photographers - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY
   Color Photography - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY

1948
   50 Photographs by 50 Photographers - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY

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Austria

 Galerie Johannes Faber, Vienna

Canada

 Corkin Gallery, Toronto, ON
 Nikola Rukaj Gallery, Toronto, ON

France

 Amandine Lesaffre Contemporary Art, Paris
 Galerie Thierry Marlat, Paris

Germany

 Kicken Berlin, Berlin

Italy

 Photology, Milan

Japan

 Blitz Gallery, Tokyo
 Shoichiro, Tokyo

Switzerland

 Hammer Gallery, Zurich

United Kingdom

 Atlas Gallery, London
 Hamiltons Gallery, London

USA

 Robert Klein Gallery, Boston, MA
 Pace / Macgill Gallery, New York City, NY
 Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco, CA

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Canada

 National Gallery of Canada - Musée des beaux-arts du Canada, Ottawa, ON
 Winnipeg Art Gallery, Winnipeg, Manitoba

France

 Musée d'Art Moderne et Contemporain (MAMCS), Strasbourg

Japan

 Yokohama Museum of Art, Nishi-ku, Yokohama

Spain

 Fundación Joan Miró, Barcelona

Sweden

 Moderna Museet, Stockholm

Switzerland

 Kunsthaus Zürich, Zurich

USA

 Boca Museum of Art, Boca Raton, FL
 The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
 MoCP - The Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, IL
 Los Angeles County Museum of Art - LACMA, Los Angeles, CA
 Monterey Museum of Art, Monterey, CA
 The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City, NY
 MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY
 The Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, Poughkeepsie, NY
 The Museum of Photographic Arts, San Diego, CA
 San Francisco Museum of Modern Art - SFMOMA, San Francisco, CA
 Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, DC

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