4.20.2009

Penn

We drove down to New York and on the way detoured over to my parents' house in Connecticut to preview their yard sale. Among the things we bought (back) was this old copy of  Irving Penn's Moments Preserved, for $1. Penn is the master of composition and still life, and his portable studio with the canvas backdrop is eternally inspiring. If you're in Los Angeles this September, The Getty Museum is having a massive retrospective. 


also at the tag sale: 


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3 comments:

jm said...

amazing bags, wish my folks had such cool finds

Angelo R. said...

Would you be willing to sell that Alp Sports backpack?

John said...

Sorry Angelo but no. Thanks for the offer though.

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