Irving Penn's 'corner' portraits of cultural icons

love love love the idea.

marlene dietrich

“Sometime in 1948 I began photographing portraits in a small corner space made of two studio flats pushed together, the floor covered with a piece of old carpeting… this confinement, surprisingly seemed to comfort people, soothing them.” 

- Irving Penn

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