Audrey Hepburn honored in London exhibition at The National Portrait Gallery
Audrey Hepburn will be honored in an exhibit at the National Portrait Gallery through a special exhibit that revisits her life and career. Titled “Audrey Hepburn: Portraits of an Icon,” the exhibit will showcase 75 pieces including images, vintage magazine articles and posters and will span everything from her Dutch ballet career in Holland and her days as a London chorus girl to her famous films and her philanthropic work through UNICEF.
About 35 photos will be lent by Hepburn’s sons, Sean Hepburn Ferrer and Luca Dotti, taken by illustrious photographers like Richard Avedon, Cecil Beaton, Angus McBean, Irving Penn and Norman Parkinson. This set features images of Hepburn at a dance recital, some of her early work as a fashion model, as well as behind-the-scenes photos by Mark Shaw from the set of “Sabrina.”
The exhibition will run from July 2nd to October 18t