Glove and Shoe, New York, 1947. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York Promised Gift of The Irving Penn Foundation © Condé Nast Ingmar Bergman, Stockholm, 1964. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York Promised Gift of The Irving Penn Foundation © The Irving Penn Foundation New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art is marking the 100th anniversary of photographer Irving Penn’s birth with its new exhibition, Irving Penn: Centennial. This sweeping retrospective encompasses all aspects of Penn’s wide-ranging career and depicts how he managed to go beyond the mere idiom of fashion through photography. Best known for his six decades of work at Vogue magazine, Penn was celebrated for his exquisite attention to detail and his mastery of modernism. In addition to his Vogue photography, the exhibit features celebrity portraits including Pablo Picasso, Marlene Dietrich and Truman Capote, as well as some of Penn’s more personal works. Lastly, it includes photos of his travels across the United States and South America alongside the physical mobile tent that served as Penn’s traveling studio. — The exhibition Irving Penn: Centennial is on display until July 30, 2017. The Metropolitan Museum of Art 1000 5th Avenue New York, NY 10028 United States TwitterFacebookPinterest Related Stories Arts & Culture Issue 50 Close Knit Close Knit: Meet the weavers keeping traditional Egyptian tapestrymaking alive. Arts & Culture Issue 50 New Roots The Palestinian art and agriculture collective sowing seeds of community. Arts & Culture Design Kunio Maekawa A new exhibition at Kinfolk’s Case Study Room in Tokyo. Arts & Culture Issue 49 Checked Out Why is hotel art so boring? Arts & Culture Issue 49 Cult Rooms The history—and future—of Luna Luna Park. Arts & Culture Issue 49 Last Night What did gallerist Selma Modéer Wiking do with her evening?