Artist To Admire / pour one out 4 tha homiez: Irving Penn.

Irving Penn died yesterday. he was an amazing photographer at the center of the fashion industry for decades, and his simple, graphic style contrasted beautifully with complex subject matter and theme. plus he did a lot of nudes. there is an Irving Penn retrospective right now at the Getty (1200 Getty Center Drive, Los Angeles, 90049. (310) 440-7330) through mid-January if you would like to mourn surrounded by his art. pour one out 4 tha homiez y’all, and dedicate the next time you’re vogueing to him. (more images after the jump.)

Irving Penn Gisele and kate moss nude
Irving Penn cover of vogue
Truman Capote by irving penn

Irving Penn's wife Lisa Fonssagrives
Kate Moss nude by Irving Penn