Immediately following his graduation from art school, Penn began to take street photographs in New York City. In his commercial career, he frequently receive...see more
Beginning in the 1970s, Penn worked on still life projects independently of his magazine work as well.
Penn took penetrating portraits of the cultural elite for Vogue magazine beginning in the mid-1940s, and continued to make portraits for the magazine until 2...see more
From summer 1949 through January 1950, Penn photographed and printed a series of nudes, his first independent artistic project since becoming a commercial ph...see more
Penn's mostly iconic fashion photographs
Primarily on assignment for magazines, Penn worked on a variety of what he called ethnographic projects, photographing individuals in neutral studio settings...see more
Penn's advertising photographs