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 46 Puff Piece On inflatable art. Arts & Culture Issue 44 Hannah Traore The art world's next big thing is a gallerist. Arts & Culture Issue 43 The Sellout On the moral maze of art and money. Arts & Culture Issue 42 Dream House The rise of renderporn. Arts & Culture Issue 40 Olalekan Jeyifous On fantastical architecture and sci-fi Brooklyn. Arts & Culture Issue 39 Liana Finck The wobbly-lined cartoonist with a razor-sharp vision.