Irving Penn

Reading the Photographer through His Work

Through January 29, 208 | Galeries Nationales du Grand Palais | By Heidi Ellison

Irving Penn (1917–2009) is one of the generation of postwar photographers who made their name in fashion but went on to conquer other photographic genres. The Grand Palais is now presenting a major retrospective (which originated at the Metropolitan Museum … Read More

Portraits by Cézanne

An Artist’s Artist

Through September 24, 2017 | Musée d'Orsay | By Heidi Ellison

Fans of Paul Cézanne (1839-1906) are in for a real treat this summer, with the Musée d’Orsay in Paris featuring the artist’s portraits; the Fondation Pierre Gianadda in Martigny, Switzerland, holding a major exhibition of mostly landscapes, “Le Chant de … Read More