Mouth (for L’Oréal)
New York, 1986
Dye transfer print
Copyright © by The Irving Penn Foundation
Mouth is characteristic of Penn's later work, which Broun describes as increasingly insistent, transgressive, even violent. "However dazzling and fun and joyful the color [of the lipsticks], there’s a kind of slashing approach to the way they’re applied," says Broun.
Image courtesy of American Art Museum