Artist Talk: Philip Heying

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Artist Talk: Philip Heying October 10, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm


  • October 10, 2017
  • 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm


Accomplished photographer and former Irving Penn studio assistant Philip Heying shares insights into Penn as artist and personality.

Originally from Kansas City, Heying lived in New York and Paris for several decades and returned to Lawrence in 2006, having shown in exhibitions in Europe and across the United States.

He also holds the distinction of serving for four years as a studio assistant for the late photographer Irving Penn, who photographed more than 150 covers for Vogue magazine.Discover characteristics of legendary photographer Penn whose exhibition is featured at WAM this fall from a photo-world insider who knew Penn well and observed the artist’s New York circle firsthand from 1997 to 2000. Galleries open before lecture. Free admission.

Image: Philip Heying, “Irrational Exuberence 13” (detail)