Irving Penn and Louise Lawler: Photographs and Pictures

Irving Penn and Louise Lawler: Photographs and Pictures

A pair of current retrospectives in New York, Irving Penn’s Centennial at the Metropolitan Museum of Art and Louise Lawler’s Why Pictures Now at MoMA, coincidentally offer an unusual chance to assess two governing but antithetical attitudes toward photography in the contemporary era. I don’t know when we’ve been able ... Read on.

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