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Irving Penn: Dahomey, 1967, photographs



Irving Penn: Three Dahomey Girls, One Reclining, Dahomey, 1967 • Collection of the Artist • Courtesy Pace/MacGill Gallery, NY • Photo courtesy of the Maison européenne de la photographie  •   • 
Irving Penn: Three Dahomey Girls, One Reclining, Dahomey, 1967
Collection of the Artist
Courtesy Pace/MacGill Gallery, NY
Photo courtesy of the Maison européenne de la photographie
Irving Penn: Dahomey, 1967, photographs
FRANCE
PARIS  •  Maison européenne de la photographie  •  Ongoing
 
Fascinating exhibition of photographs commissioned by Vogue Magazine in 1967. The American photographer Irving Penn travelled to Dahomey (Benin) and returned with the series of African portraits on view. It's easy to compare the photographs of the costumed African girls to his fashion work….

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