Irving Penn: Arctic explorer Peter Freuchen and his wife Magdalene Vang Lauridsen, 1947.

Arctic Explorer Peter Freuchen and wife, Magdalene Vang Lauridsen. Photo: Irving Penn, 1947 awesome people who made history always take the most surreal tongue in cheek portrait photo

Isabella Rossellini, New York, 1997. Photographed by Irving Penn.

Isabella Rossellini, New York, Photographed by Irving Penn. Black and White photography - beauty!

Cindy Crawford by Irving Penn September 1994. It takes a maestro like Penn to make a success of a scrunched up pose.

“Nobody’s Perfect." Cindy Crawford photographed by Irving Penn for US Vogue, September Functionality seems so undervalued in bodies these days, at least when viewed through the lenses of style and chic-spotting

By Irving Penn...apparently I'm really into freckles  #face #irvingpenn #freckles

(Photo by Irving Penn) -- "Freckles" -- Big-lashed eyes look out luringly from a heavily freckled face.

Photo du Jour: Lipstick Stains - Feature Shoot

Joanna Ference - Lipstick Stains Identity is in the details. Inspired by Irving Penn‘s cigarette series, photographer Joanna Ference collects cigarette butts from female friends and strangers,.

Model Lisa Cant photographed by Irving Penn for Vogue, 2005.

Model Lisa Cant photographed by Irving Penn for Vogue,

Fernand Fonssagrives, Lisa Fonssagrives

Lisa Fonssagrives, (Fernand Fonssagrives) --- Portrait - Black and White - Light Reflections - Shadows