Death of Irving Penn

June 16, 1917 - October 7, 2009
New York, New York | Age 92

Fashion, celebrity photographer dies at 92
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By VERENA DOBNIK, Associated Press Writer

NEW YORK -- Irving Penn, whose photographs revealed a taste for stark simplicity whether he was shooting celebrity portraits, fashion, still life or remote places of the world, died Wednesday at his Manhattan home. He was 92.

The death was announced by his photo assistant, Roger Krueger.

"He never stopped working," said Peter MacGill, a longtime friend whose Pace-MacGill Galleries in Manhattan represented Penn's work. "He...

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