Cecil Beaton Portraits



Marilyn Monroe, by Cecil Beaton, 22 February 1956 - NPG  - © Cecil Beaton Studio Archive, Sotheby

Marilyn Monroe
by Cecil Beaton
22 February 1956
NPG x40277

Past touring exhibition archive

Exhibition | Publication

Sir Cecil Beaton was one of the most inventive and outstanding portrait photographers of the twentieth century, renowned for his images of elegance, style and glamour.

Celebrating the centenary of his birth in 1904, Cecil Beaton: Portraits brings together over 150 portraits from the five remarkable decades of Beaton's career. His subjects from the worlds of fashion, art and celebrity include Greta Garbo, Coco Chanel, Marilyn Monroe, Marlon Brando, David Hockney, Twiggy and Andy Warhol.

Venues

Edinburgh City Art Centre
10 July - 26 September 2004

Kunsthaus, Vienna(Austria)
6 October - 9 January 2005

Kunstmuseum, Wolfsburg (Germany)
18 March - 14 August 2005

National Portrait Gallery, Canberra (Australia)
16 September - 27 November 2005

Bendigo Art Gallery (Australia)
10 December - 26 March 2006

Christchurch Art Gallery (New Zealand)
27 May - 10 September 2006

Chrysler Museum, Norfolk, Virginia
16 October 2007 - 4 January 2008