Photographic Lives: Robert Freson, Irving Penn, and the Portrait

Museum of Art Museum of Art

Exhibition: Photographic Lives: Robert Freson, Irving Penn, and the Portrait

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Becker Gallery
This exhibition explores two remarkable photographers and their different approaches to portraiture.

Works

"Irving Penn and Robert Freson in Henry Moore’s Studio, Much Hadham, England," 1962, gelatin silver print by Irving Penn. ©The Irving Penn Foundation.
"Salvador Dali, Portlligat, Cadaques, Spain," date, archival pigment print by Robert Freson.

About

This exhibition explores two remarkable photographers and their different approaches to portraiture. It highlights Freson’s early work as Penn’s assistant in New York City and his later career as a globe-trotting photojournalist.

 

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MaineToday, April 22, 2019