Exhibition

Cecil Beaton: Portraits

27 May – 10 September 2006

The glamorous worlds of fashion, literature and film meet in this major international exhibition of one of the most celebrated British portrait photographers of the twentieth century. Toured by the National Portrait Gallery, London.

The glamorous worlds of fashion, literature and film meet in this major international exhibition of one of the most celebrated British portrait photographers of the twentieth century. From London's National Portrait Gallery comes this year's must-see exhibition, a look at the glamorous worlds of fashion, literature and film through the lens of one of the most distinguished photographers of the twentieth century.

Cecil Beaton was a major contributor to Vogue in London, Paris and New York, and photographed such luminaries as Marilyn Monroe, Audrey Hepburn, the Rolling Stones, Salvador Dali, Marlon Brando, Pablo Picasso, Elizabeth Taylor, Andy Warhol and many more. This extensive retrospective celebrates the remarkable life and achievements of Beaton an avant-garde, yet quintessential, Englishman whose flamboyant sense of style marks him as one of the most important photographers of recent history.

Admission:

Adult $12; Concession $10;

Child (0-12yrs) free;

Family 2 + 2 (13yrs+) $40;

Friends/Group (10+) $9;

Unlimited Entry $40

Cecil Beaton: Portraits is supported by Strategy Advertising & Design (Principal Sponsor), The Tasman Charitable Trust (Season of Photography Principal Funder), The Press (Season of Photography Media Partner), Aalto Colour (Season of Photography Paint Sponsor), Ballantynes and Untouched World™.

Exhibition number 752