Rare photographs of Audrey Hepburn: exhibition in London
Rare photographs of Audrey Hepburn: exhibition in London
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Rare photographs of Audrey Hepburn. Photographer Norman Parkinson, 1955

About the first performances Audrey Hepburn on stage, contemporaries said: "Just a pair of big eyes and bangs that fluttered across the stage." Charming, sophisticated, feminine, this actress has earned a truly unfading world fame. The National Portrait Gallery of Great Britain will start work this summer photo exhibition "Audrey Hepburn: Portraits of an Icon"dedicated to her life and work.

Rare photographs of Audrey Hepburn. Photographer Angus McBean, 1950

The grand opening of the exhibition is planned for July 2, the exposition will be valid until October 18, 2015. A total of 60 retro photographs of Audrey Hepburn will be presented. These are pictures that were taken in different years of the actress's life. Visitors will be able to see the work of such famous American and English photographers as Richard Avedon, Cecil Beaton, Norman Parkinson, Angus McBean and Irwin Penn.

Rare photographs of Audrey Hepburn. Photographer Norman Parkinson, 1955

Audrey Hepburn began her creative career as a ballerina, danced in London theaters. Her acting career began with a number of European films and Broadway productions, and her greatest achievement in cinema was the Oscar for the female lead in the American film Roman Holiday. On account of Audrey, there are many other film awards - the Golden Globe, BAFTA and others.

Rare photographs of Audrey Hepburn. Photographer Cecil Beaton, 1963

The actress paid a lot of attention to social activities, in 1988 she became an international goodwill ambassador for UNICEF, dealt with the problems of children in the least prosperous regions of Africa, South America and Asia, for which she was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom.

Rare photographs of Audrey Hepburn. Photographer Cecil Beaton, 1963

Remembering this legendary woman, British actor Peter Ustinov remarked: “The numbers say that Audrey died young. What the numbers don't say is that Audrey would die young at any age. " Looking at the photographs, you understand that one of the main merit of Audrey Hepburn is that she was able to present a lot lessons modern women, to set an example of how you can live life, being a truly harmonious and purposeful person.

Rare photographs of Audrey Hepburn. Photographer Cecil Beaton, 1954

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