The Irving Penn San Francisco Photos Capture An Unlikely Bunch

By: Tiana Reid - Published:   Updated: Jun 2 2011 • References: src783.blogspot & anothermag
These Irving Penn San Francisco photographs capture both hippies and Hell's Angels from 1964-1971. Despite the obvious differences between these two subcultures, Penn embraces the similarities between the groups with similar composition, grain and postures for these straight-faced portraits.

These Irving Penn San Francisco photographs will have you itching for a time when the sartorial choice of subcultures had political (and criminal) impacts.

Implications - Documenting important cultural figures such as Hell's Angels and hippies will give future audiences a greater understanding of the past. The audience can use the documentations as a method of studying what will be their past and this generation's current state. Stats for Documenting Hippie Bikers Trending: Older & Average
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