BY: TEMI AKISANYA
Tonight from 8pm to 12am, Bright Young Things and A Creative DC will be presenting: Irving Penn Beyond Beauty retrospective at the Smithsonian American Art Museum after Hours. Irving Penn, a leading photographer of the 1900’s is especially known for his work with Vogue Magazine, and clients such as Clinique and Issey Miyake.
This highly anticipated opening will give its viewers a look inside the mind of different fashion photographers in the DC area in honor of Penn’s legacy. This exhibit will include 146 photographs from Penn’s collection such as Bee, 1995 and Irving Penn: In a Cracked Mirror, 1986.
Here’s a sneak peek of just some of the amazing visuals you can expect to see from your local artists.
So if you’re still trying to decide what to do with your Friday night, take a trip to the Smithsonian. It promises to be a night to remember with amazing fashion photography at every turn. Head on over to eventbrite before 8pm and celebrate the late and great Irvin Penn.
See you there!