Irving Penn photographed nearly every mover and shaker of the 20th century. A survey of his portraits reveals why they trusted him, writes Helena Douglas ... Special to MORE INTELLIGENT LIFE Timeless and understated, Irving Penn’s portraits resonate with compositional clarity. With simple lighting, a bare studio and few props, he stripped his photographs to their essence—a blend of pose, gesture and expression.
Beau Lotto at TEDGlobal 2009: Running notes from Session 5 Unedited running notes from TEDGlobal 2009. Beau Lotto began with a simple game for the audience, based on an illusion. He showed two panels covered with large dots of a variety of colors.