The Astronomers Plan a Voyage to Earth. New York: Apparition, 1999.

Drawings. New York: Apparition, 1999.

Flowers. New York: Harmony Books, 1980.

Inventive Paris Clothes 1909–1939: A Photographic Essay by Irving Penn. With Diana Vreeland. New York: Viking Press, 1977.

Irving Penn Regards the Work of Issey Miyake: Photographs, 1975–1998. With the collaboration of Midori Kitamura; introduction by Mark Holborn. Boston: Bulfinch Press, 1999.

Issey Miyake: Photographs by Irving Penn. With foreword by Isamu Noguchi; essay by Jay Cocks. Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1988.

Moments Preserved: Eight Essays in Photographs and Words. With introduction by Alexander Liberman. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1960.

A Notebook at Random. New York: Bulfinch Press, 2004.

Passage: A Work Record. With the collaboration of Alexandra Arrowsmith and Nicola Majocchi. Introduction by Alexander Liberman. New York: Knopf, 1991.

Photographs of Dahomey (1967). With introduction by Anne Wilkes Tucker; Text by Jacques Maquet. Osterfildern-Ruit, Germany: Hatje Cantz, 2004.

Still Life: Irving Penn Photographs 1938–2000. With introduction by John Szarkowski. Boston: Bulfinch Press, 2001.

Worlds in a Small Room. New York: Grossman Publishers, 1974.


Exhibition Catalogues

Dancer: Photographs of Alexandra Beller. With introduction by Anne Wilkes-Tucker; essay by Sylvia Wolf. Nazraeli Press. Tuscon, 2001.

Foresta, Merry A. Irving Penn: Beyond Beauty. Smithsonian American Art Museum. Washington, D.C., 2015.

Foresta, Merry A., and William F. Stapp. Irving Penn: Master Images. The Collections of the National Museum of American Art and National Portrait Gallery. Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C., 1990.

Greenough, Sarah. Irving Penn: Platinum Prints. National Gallery of Art. Washington, D.C., 2005.

Hambourg, Maria Morris. Earthly Bodies: Irving Penn's Nudes, 1949–1950. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, 2002.

Hall-Duncan, Nancy. The History of Fashion Photography. International Museum of Photography, George Eastman House. Rochester, 1979.

Heckert, Virginia and Anne Lacoste. Irving Penn: Small Trades. J. Paul Getty Museum. Los Angeles, 2009.

Irving Penn: Archaeology. With essay by Colin Esler. Pace/MacGill Gallery. New York, 2012.

Irving Penn: Cigarettes. Hamiltons Gallery. London, 2012.

Irving Penn: Cranium Architecture. Pace/MacGill Gallery. New York, 1988.

Irving Penn: Cranium Architecture. With essay by Francis Hodgson. Hamiltons Gallery. London, 2013.

Irving Penn: Earthly Bodies. 76 Photographs of the Female Nude, Negatives and Silver Prints Made in 1949–1950. With introduction by Rosalind E. Krauss. Marlborough Gallery. New York, 1980.

Irving Penn: Ethnos. Bernheimer Fine Art Photography. Munich, 2011. 

Irving Penn: Fashion. With essay by Vince Aletti. Åmells. Stockholm, 2017. 

Irving Penn: Flowers. With essay by David Campany. Hamiltons Gallery. London, 2015.

Irving Penn: Fringes. PaceWildensteinMacGill Gallery. New York, 1996.

Irving Penn: New and Unseen. Process. Pace/MacGill Gallery and Pace Wildenstein Gallery. New York, 1999.

Irving Penn, Other Ways of Being: 100 Photographs 1948–1971. Pace/MacGill Gallery. New York, 1990

Irving Penn: Photographs. Alexander Iolas Gallery. New York, 1960.

Irving Penn: Photographs in Platinum Metals­— Images 1947–1975. Marlborough Gallery. New York, 1977. Reprinted with essay by Robert Hughes. London, 1981.

Irving Penn: Printemps des arts de Monte-Carlo. With essay by Edmonde Charles-Roux. Sporting d'Hiver de Monte Carlo, 1986.

Irving Penn: Recent Still Life: Negatives 1979–1980, Prints in Platinum Metals 1980–1982. With introduction by Colin Eisler. Marlborough Gallery. New York, 1982.

Irving Penn: Resonance. With introduction by Pierre Apraxine and essays by Matthieu Humery and Vince Aletti. Palazzo Grassi. Venice, 2014.

Irving Penn: Timeless Moments. With essay by Peter Galassi. Åmells. Stockholm, 2014. 

Irving Penn: Vessels. With essay by Walter Liedtke. Pace/MacGill Gallery. New York, 2008.

Keaney, Magdalene and Sandy Nairne. Irving Penn: Portraits. National Portrait Gallery. London, 2010.

Lundström, Jan-Erik and Ulf Hård af Segerstad. Irving Penn Photographs: A Donation in Memory of Lisa Fonssagrives-Penn. Moderna Museet. Stockholm, 1995. In English and Swedish.

Szarkowski, John. Irving Penn. Museum of Modern Art. New York, 1984.

Monterosso, Jean-Luc, ed. Le Bain: Dancers' Workshop of San Francisco. Maison Européenne de la Photographie. Paris, 1997.

Palazzoli, Daniela and Marcello Levi. I Platini di Irving Penn: 25 Anni di Fotografia, Galleria Civica d'arte Moderna. Turin: Ages Arti Grafiche, 1975.

Westerbeck, Colin, ed. Irving Penn: A Career in Photography. The Art Institute of Chicago, 1997.



Angeletti, Norberto and Alberto Oliva. In Vogue: The Illustrated History of the World's Most Famous Fashion Magazine. New York: Rizzoli, 2012.

Arrowsmith, Alexandra, ed. Lisa Fonssagrives-Penn: Sculpture, Prints and Drawings. With introduction by Alexander Liberman. The Lisa Fonssagrives-Penn Trust, 1994.

Beaton, Cecil and Gail Buckland. The Magic Image: The Genius of Photography from 1839 to the Present Day. Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1975.

Benson, Richard. The Printed Picture. New York: Museum of Modern Art, 2008.

Bunker, George R., ed. Alexey Brodovitch and His Influence. Philadelphia: Philadelphia College of Art. 1972.

Churchward, Charles. It's Modern: The Eye and Visual Influence of Alexander Liberman. New York: Rizzoli, 2013.

Holme, Bryan, Katharine Tweed, Jessica Daves, and Alexander Liberman. The World in Vogue. New York: Viking Press, 1963.

Devlin, Polly. Vogue Book of Fashion Photography, 1919–1979. With introduction by Alexander Liberman. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1979.

Fraser, Kennedy. On the edge: Images from 100 years of Vogue. New York: Random House, 1992.

Grundberg, Andy. Alexey Brodovitch. Documents of American Design Series. New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 1989.

Harrison, Martin. Appearances: Fashion Photography Since 1945. London: Jonathan Cape, 1991.

Harrison, Martin and David Seidner. Lisa Fonssagrives: Three Decades of Classic Fashion Photography. New York: Vendome Press, 1996.

Kanzanjian, Dodie and Calvin Tomkins. Alex: The Life of Alexander Liberman. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1993.

Liberman, Alexander. The Art and Technique of Color Photography: A Treasury of Color Photographs by the Staff Photographers of Vogue, House & Garden, Glamour. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1951.

MacSweeney, Eve, ed. Vogue: The Editor's Eye. New York: Abrams, 2012. 

Maddow, Ben. Faces: A Narrative History of the Portrait in Photography. Boston: New York Graphic Society, 1977.

Parry Janis, Eugenia and Wendy MacNeil, eds. Photography within the Humanities. Danbury, N.H.: Addison House Publishers, 1977.

Portfolio: A Magazine for the Graphic Arts, no. 1 (Winter 1950).

Posnick, Phyllis, ed. Extreme Beauty in Vogue. With essay by Eva Respini. Milan: Skira Editore, 2009. 

-----. Stoppers: Photographs from My Life at Vogue. With foreword by Anna Wintour. New York: Abrams, 2016.

Purcell, Kerry William. Alexey Brodovitch. London: Phaidon Press, 2002. 

Sobieszek, Robert A. The Art of Persuasion: A History of Advertising Photography. New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc. 1988.




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-----. "Irving Penn: Early Still Lifes." Luncheon 2 (Autumn 2016): 40–45.

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Ball, Ian. "Penn looks at the Garden." Telegraph Sunday Magazine (November 23, 1980): 48–53.

Bernier, Rosamind. “The Decisive Decade.” Vogue 181 (March 1991): 376–80, 426, 428.

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Blackmon, Rosemary. "Penns Porträts." twen no. 11 (1963): 44–53.

Blume, Lesley M. M. "Photographic Memories." Wall Street Journal Magazine (March 27, 2017): 106–11.

Boodro, Michael. "Penn Ultimate." Vogue 180 (April 1990): 251.

Bourdon, David. "People of the World Materialize in Ambulant Studio." Smithsonian 5 (October 1974): 52–59.

Bortolon, Liana. "Penn: La Vita nel Preciso Istante." Grazia (March 1989): 124–29.

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Chua, Lawrence. "Penn, Ritts, Weber." Flash Art no. 145 (March/April 1989): 110.

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Clay, Jean. "Ils ont photographié des amis." Réalities no. 186 (July 1961): 54–55.

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Crisp, George R. "Letter from New York." Arts Review 44 (June 1992): 248–49.

Dahlin, Robert. "Haute Couture of Decades Past Recollected By Penn and

            Vreeland in Viking Book." Publishers Weekly 211 (January 31, 1977): 44, 48.

Dalmacio, Edward Anthony. History of Fashion Photography, Long Beach, CA: California State University: 73–81.

Davis, Douglas. "Penn's Earthly Goddesses." Newsweek 96 (September 22, 1980): 62–63.

-----. "Photography." Newsweek (October 21, 1974): 64–70.

-----. "Die Sichbare Zeit." Photo no. 11 (November 1981): 60–68.

Delano, Sharon. “Variations.” The New Yorker (August 16, 1999): 70–75.

Drieshpoon, Douglas. "Irving Penn: 1948 (Pace/MacGill Gallery, New York)." Art News 91 (February 1992): 133.

Edwards, Owen. "Acts of Faith." American Photographer 14 (January, 1985): 34–38.

-----. "Irving Penn." Smart no.8: 30–32.

-----. "The Nude According to Penn." American Photographer 5 (September 1980): 34–41.

-----. "Penn The Power of Vision." Vogue 174 (September 1984): 732–35, 798.

-----. "Perspectives of Penn." The New York Times Magazine (September 4, 1977): 18–22.

-----. "Zen and The Art of Alexey Brodovitch." American Photographer 2 (June 1979): 50–61.

Eisler, Colin. "Out of Vogue: Penn and Avedon's Salon De Refuse." Art International 22 (February 1979): 35–37.

Esterhazy, Louise J. "Louise Gets Her Close-up." W 26 (April 1997): 254.

Feliciano, Kristina. “Penn and the Ultimate Product Shot.” Photo District News 20, 11 (November 2000): 66–69.

Fielden, Jay. "The Stranger Behind the Camera." Vogue (November 2004): 398–403, 464–65

Filler, Martin. "Sharp Penn." Vanity Fair 53 (March 1990).

Florescu, Michael. "Banquet of the Spirit." Camera Arts 2 (September 1982): 54–63.

Foerstner, Abigail. "Irving Penn Portraits Document the Subject and the Artist." The Chicago Tribune (March 29, 1991): 69.

-----. "A Master Gives His Archive to the Art Institute." The Chicago Tribune, (September 3, 1995): 7.

Fraser, Kennedy. "The Mighty Penn." Vogue (July 2007): 136–139.

Friedl, Bettina. “The Hybrid Art of Fashion Photography: American Photographers in Post-World II Europe.” Amerikastudien [American Studies] 52, 1 (2007): 47–62.

Goldberg, Vicki. "Irving Penn is Difficult. 'Can’t You Tell’." The New York Times (November 24, 1991): 39–49.

-----. "Who Shot the Stars." Diversion 19 (October 1991): 142–56.

Goldsmith, Arthur. "Irving Penn, " Photography Annual (1976): 158–63, 182–83.

-----. "Irving Penn Neutral Ground Portraiture." Popular Photography 76 (January 1975): 114–23, 145.

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Gross, Jozef. "Miracles from the Modern Master." British Journal of Photography 137 (January 11, 1990): 137.

Gruber, L. Fritz. "Irving Penn." Photo Magazin (September 1952): 37–42.

-----. "Irving Penn." Foto Prisma 7 (July 1953): 296–301.

-----. "Irving Penn als Kleinbildfotograf." Leica Fotografie 2 (1955): 58–61.

Grundberg, Andy. "Illusions of Immortality." Review of Passage. The New York Times Book Review (November 24, 1991): 1, 35.

-----. "The Nude Stripped Bare." The Soho Weekly News (September 24, 1980).

Gysin, Brion. "Pas de Photo, pas de Photo." Le Nouvel Observateur 3 (June 1978): 33–41.

Haas, Robert. Special Effects in Photography. London: J.M. Dent & Sons, Ltd, 1985: 48–59.

Hagan, Charles. "Irving Penn: Museum of Modern Art." Artforum 23 (December 1984): 87–88.

"Half a Century of U.S. Photography." Time 62 (November 2, 1953): 58–74.

Hambourg, Maria Morris. “Irving Penn's Modern Venus.” ArtNews 101 (February 2002): 89–90.

Hammarskiöld, Hans. "Irving Penn." Foto 7 (1952): 20–23.

Hamilton, Peter. "Love & Death (Irving Penn: Photographs, A Donation in Memory of Lisa Fonssagrives-Penn: National Museum of Photography, Film and Television, Bradford, England)." British Journal of Photography (July 10, 1996): 14–17.

Harker, Margaret F. "Sense and Perception." The Photographic Journal 108 (May 1968): 125–47.

Harrison, Martin. "Penn Portraits." Observer (January 11, 1987): 19–21.

Hart, Russell. "Alas, Poor Tapir." American Photographer 22 (March 1989): 10–11.

Haus, Mary. "The Fashion Plates of Irving Penn." Savvy Woman 11 (March 1990): 22.

Haworth-Booth, Mark. "Irving Penn." British Journal of Photography 141 (June 22, 1994): 15.

Hervé, Alain. "L’art sobre et pénétrant d’Irving Penn." Réalités 198 (July 1962): 42–49.

-----. "Pennmanship." Réalités no.144 (November 1962): 76–81.

Hess, Thomas. "Irving Penn." Vogue 165 (August 1975): 128–29.

-----. "Irving Penn: Time is Luxury." Vogue 167 (September 1977): 330–34.

Hinson, Hal. "Fashion Plates." The Atlantic 257 (March 1985): 109–15.

Hodgson, Francis. "Irving Penn: For the Printed Page?" Creative Camera 3 (1987): 18–20.

Hood, Robert, E. "A Modern Master." Find A Career in Photography. New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1959.

Hopkinson, Tom. "Great Photographers of the World, 1: Irving Penn." The Daily Telegraph Magazine no.287 (April 17, 1970): 34–44.

Imrie, Tim. "Irving Penn at the V & A." British Journal of Photography 134 (Febrary 13, 1987): 190–91.

Indiana, Gary. "Photography, The Beauty Treatment." Art in America 73 (March 1985): 31–37.

"Irving Penn." Current Biography 41 (November 1980): 22–25.

"Irving Penn." Print 33 (July/August 1979): 60–61.

"Irving Penn as an Ambulant Studio Photographer." Photo Technique 3 (June 1975): 32–35.

"Irving Penn's New Trends in Color." U.S. Camera (March 15, 1952): 34–37.

"Irving Penn: Portfolio." U.S. Air 6 (August 1984): 36–43.

Jacobs, Laura. “Prêt-à-Poor Taste.” New Republic 212 (January 1995): 14–16.

Januszczak, Waldemar. "Touch of the Rough Stuff." The Guardian (January 17, 1987).

Jodidio, Philip. "No. 500 (Twenty artists and architects each contribute a recent work to the 500th issue of Connaissance des Arts)." Connaissance des Arts no. 500 (November 1993): 68–97.

Judge, Jacquelyn. "How Good is Color Photography?" Modern Photography 15 (December 1951): 64–71, 114.

Jordon, Jim. "Enigmatic Images." Artweek 17 (February 15, 1986): 10–11.

Karmel, Pepe. "Penn's Beautiful People." Art News 83 (December 1984): 82–90.

Kazanjian, Dodie. “What was it Like to be Young and Creative in the 1940s?” Vogue 181 (March 1991): 382–83, 430.

Kilian, Michael. "Glamor and Grit: Penn Photos Draw Big Crowds at Smithsonian." Chicago Tribune (April 19, 1990): 14.

-----. “A Sticky Question in Philly: What is Art?” Chicago Tribune (June 11, 2004).

Kimmelman, Michael. “The Body Imperfect, 50 Years Ago and Today.” The New York Times (January 18, 2002).

Kramer, Hilton. "Notes on Irving Penn." The New Republic 177 (October 29, 1977): 27–29.

Krauss, Rosalind. "Irving Penn: 'Earthly Bodies'." Arts Magazine 55 (September 1980): 84–86.

-----. "Irving Penn: Seeing Beyond the Shapes of Things." Vogue 172 (September 1982): 122.

-----. "A Note on Photography and the Simulacral." October 31 (Winter 1984): 49–68.

Lacayo, Richard. "Irving Penn." Life 14 (November 1991): 104–14.

-----. "Shadows and Eye Candy." Time 138 (September 30, 1991): 72.

Lane, Anthony. “Some Bodies: Irving Penn's Nudes.” The New Yorker (January 21, 2002): 76–82.

Lee, David. "Irving Penn at the V & A." Arts Review 39 (January 30, 1987): 38–40

-----. "Penned in the Studio." British Journal of Photography 140 (April 15, 1993): 17.

Licitra, Salvatore and Lisa Licitra Ponti. "Irving Penn: Issey Miyake." Domus no. 701 (January 1989): 10–11.

Liberman, Alexander. "An American Eye." Vogue 181 (October 1991): 299–304, 366.

-----. "Un Américain moderne." Connaissance des Arts no.476 (October 1991): 80–89.

-----. "Liberman's Choice." American Photographer 4 (May 1980): 40–51.

Livingstone, David. "The Unfettered Flesh." MacLeans 94 (February 2, 1981): 45.

Madoff, Steven. "Irving Penn: At the National Museum of American Art." Art News 89 (Summer 1990): 179.

Malcom, Janet. Diana & Nikon: Essays on the Aesthetic of Photography. Boston: David R. Godine, 1980.

-----. "Photography: Certainties and Possibilities." The New Yorker 51 (August 4, 1975): 56–58.

Martinez, R.E. "Irving Penn." Translated by Arnold Rosin. Camera 11 (November 1960): 4–34.

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Menkes, Suzy. "Picture Perfect." The Times of London (January 6, 1987).

Merghetti, Paolo. "Obiettivo Penn." Corriere Della Sera 7 (1991): 50–66.

Muir, Robin. “Black-and-White Memory. Irving Penn: Harlequin Dress (Lisa Fonssagrives-Penn).” Photography and Culture 4, 3 (November 2011): 321–24.

Murray, Joan. "Precision and Perfection." Artweek 19 (October 29, 1988): 11.

Naudet, Jean-Jaques. "Irving Penn: Entrez dans un Univers Magique." Paris Match (October 10, 1991): 96–105.

Noël, Bernard. Le Nu. Paris: Centre National de la Photographie, 1986.

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"150 Years of Photography: Pictures that made a Difference." Life (Anniversary Issue, Fall 1988).

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Penn, Irving. “Sign Language in Europe and India: Posters from Four War–Shattered Countries Seen By Vogue's Photographer Irving Penn.” Vogue 107 (March 1946): 148–49.

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"Penn plus Aalto." Connaissance des Arts no.392 (October 1984): 22.

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-----. "An Eye to Authenticity," Artforum (January 2010): 29–30.

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Rafferty, Diane. "Penn on Miyake." Connoisseur 218 (November 1988): 180–81.

Ratcliff, Carter. "The Image Makers." Picture 20 (1983): 12–33.

-----. "Nudes Photographed by Irving Penn." Vogue 170 (September 1980): 467, 513.

Ripp, Allan. "In Praise of Perfect Pitch." American Photographer 20 (March 1988): 60–69.

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-----. "Photography's Top 100." American Photo 5 (January/February 1994): 66.

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-----. "Penn Transforms Cigarette Butts Into Works of Art." The New York Times (July 6, 1975).

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