Join us this Thursday, July 21st at 6pm for another Irving Penn Preview event. The event is free with complimentary hors d’oeuvres by L.A.H Executive Chef Johnny Sheehan, a cash bar, and specialty cocktail á la Irving Penn.
Fashion Photography Talk by J. Sybylla Smith
Curator and educator J. Sybylla Smith will give a presentation on art, fashion, and commerce, which of course is at the center of Irving Penn’s lifetime of work. Smith has 25 years of experience in the photographic arts, with a focus on fashion and the history of fashion photography. She consults and teaches artists and fashion designers on concept development and has practiced as an art director, creative director, and fine art photography curator. Visit her website at http://www.jsybyllasmith.com/
Irving Penn, Ball Dress by Olivier Theyskens for Nina Ricci, New York, 2007, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of The Irving Penn Foundation. Copyright © Condé Nast