April 28, 2014

Café Society

rving Penn and Mario TestinoIn Lima, Peru, Irving Penn would photograph model Jean Patchett on her first Vogue assignment for the editorial, “Flying Down to Lima.” Penn’s well-known image of the then 22-year-old model was reportedly taken candidly, as Patchett awaited the next scene, unknowing of the camera upon her. For Vogue’s May 2014 issue, Mario Testino would photograph a reclined Sasha Pivovarova seated opposite British singer-songwriter James Blake at a Barcelonian Café, reminiscent of Penn’s 1949 issue.

 

Jean Patchett by Irving Penn, Vogue February 15, 1949

Jean Patchett by Irving Penn, Vogue February 15, 1949

 

 

Sasha Pivovarova and James Blake by Mario Testino for Vogue, May 2014

Sasha Pivovarova and James Blake by Mario Testino for Vogue, May 2014

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One Comment

  1. k

    July 19, 2014 at 6:32 pm

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    Is that a dior that jean is wearing?

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