10 December 2005 - 26 March 2006
A National Portrait Gallery London exhibition
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.