I was invited to the private view of Irving Penn’s platinum/palladium prints at
The premise of the ‘Small Trades’ series was simple, to photograph skilled traders dressed in their work clothes and carrying the tools of their occupations. Penn however seems to extract every bit of the traders character in these wonderful images.
More than 200 traders were photographed by Penn, the majority can be found in the new book entitled ‘Small trades’ published by the
The exhibition is really worth seeing and is on until the 24th April, prices range from $100,000 to $250,000 per print. Below shows my two favorite prints from the show.
Links : http://www.hamiltonsgallery.com