Audrey Hepburn – Portraits of an Icon at NPG

Audrey HepburnImage courtesy of The Cecil Beaton Studio Archive at Sotheby’s

Audrey Hepburn – Portraits of an Icon at NPG

This fascinating photographic exhibition will illustrate the life of actress and fashion icon Audrey Hepburn (1929-1993). From her early years as a chorus girl in London’s West End through to her philanthropic work in later life, Portraits of an Icon will celebrate one of the world’s most photographed and recognisable stars.

Audrey HepburnImage courtesy of The Cecil Beaton Studio Archive at Sotheby’s

A selection of more than sixty images will define Hepburn’s iconography, including classic and rarely seen prints from leading twentieth-century photographers such as Richard Avedon, Cecil Beaton, Angus McBean, Norman Parkinson and Irving Penn.

Audrey HepburnImage courtesy of The Cecil Beaton Studio Archive at Sotheby’s

Alongside these, an array of vintage magazine covers, film stills, and extraordinary archival material will complete her captivating story.

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