Audrey Hepburn’s Life In Elegant Portraits - WSJ

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Audrey Hepburn’s Life In Elegant Portraits - WSJ

Movie stars rarely get top billing at London’s National Portrait Gallery, where exhibitions tend to focus on the work of master painters like John Singer Sargent or on cultural and political subjects, such as Virginia Woolf or the two Queen Elizabeths. Starting July 2, however, visitors will get to see a lifetime’s worth of images of Audrey Hepburn, the European aristocrat turned film actress whose crossover into high fashion set her apart from mere superstars like Marilyn Monroe.

“Audrey Hepburn: Portraits of an Icon” runs through Oct. 18. Comprising over 70 works, including rare photographs of her Dutch childhood, the show also includes portraits by such legendary photographers as Richard Avedon and Cecil Beaton.

Read more at The Wall Street Journal.

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