May 11, 2017 – 12:00 pm
Curator's Tour: Irving Penn
Presented by Mark Scala, chief curator, Frist Center for the Visual Arts
Meet at the exhibition entrance | Members free; admission required for not-yet-members
Irving Penn: Beyond Beauty conveys the extraordinary breadth and legacy of the work of this influential American artist, whose renown as a fashion photographer is matched by the recognition of his innovative and insightful portraits, still lifes, nudes, and travel photographs. Join coordinating curator Mark Scala as he discusses the artistry of these breathtaking works of art.
Irving Penn. Leontyne Price, New York, 1961. Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of The Irving Penn Foundation. © Condé Nast