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Cecil Beaton

Portraits

CONTENTS

7 Foreword
Suna, İnan & İpek Kıraç

11 Foreword
Joanna Ling

15 Cecil Beaton: Portraits
Terence Pepper

37 Beaton’s Portraits of Artists
Susanna Brown

44 Catalogue

124 Bibliography

Realized in collaboration with the Pera Museum and The Cecil Beaton Studio Archive at Sotheby’s the exhibition includes portraits of artists, movie stars, writers, intellectuals and royalty from between 1920s to the 1970s by Cecil Beaton (1904-1980), and sheds light on a number of fascinating and previously unshown works.

The exhibition catalogue focuses, along with some previously unpublished photographs, on Cecil Beaton’s career who worked in a variety of media, ranging from painting, illustration, caricature, theatre and film costume design through comprehensive essays written by Terence Pepper, the exhibition curator, and Susanna Brown, Curator of Photography at V&A Museum.  

Year of Publication: 2015
Number of Pages: 127
ISBN: 978-605-4642-43-4