Take A Look At These Rare Portraits Of Audrey Hepburn

Proud Galleries is hosting a portrait exhibition featuring images of screen icon Audrey Hepburn.

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Audrey Hepburn, 1965, Douglas Kirkland

Images courtesy of Proud Galleries © Douglas Kirkland / Iconic Images

 

Proud Galleries will be hosting a photographic exhibition titled 'Audrey Hepburn: Beyond the Screen', displaying rare portraits of Audrey Hepburn captured by a selection of high-profile, twentieth-century photographers. 

This collection brings together the work of Terry O’Neill, Norman Parkinson, Bob Willoughby, Eva Sereny, Mark Shaw and Douglas Kirkland; each celebrated for capturing their own, very distinctive, portrayals of Hepburn.

 

Audrey Hepburn, 1955, Norman Parkinson

Images courtesy of Proud Galleries © Norman Parkinson / Iconic Images

 

Renowned for her progressive acting roles, stylish sensibilities and humanitarian endeavours, Hepburn remains one of the most instantly recognisable icons of the 1950s and has charmed generations since the Golden Age of Hollywood and 'Audrey Hepburn: Beyond the Screen' revisits these iconic times, celebrating Hepburn's legacy on the 25th anniversary of her death.

 

Audrey Hepburn, 1965, Douglas Kirkland

Images courtesy of Proud Galleries © Douglas Kirkland / Iconic Images

 

Through a unique perspective and style, each photographer included within this collection captures Audrey Hepburn's instantly recognisable appearance.

Bob Willoughby’s portraits of a young Hepburn, fresh-faced just after the release of her first film 'Roman Holiday' are presented alongside Terry O’Neill’s youthful colour portraits which glow with a childish excitement and exude her playful sense of humour. Her memorable style is articulated through the classic fashion shoots of Norman Parkinson and Douglas Kirkland, as is her characteristic sophistication by Eva Sereny during the filming of 'Always'. Mark Shaw's candid portraits of Hepburn, taken from a LIFE magazine shoot in 1953, detail the actress’s routine on set during the filming of the famous film 'Sabrina'.

 

Audrey Hepburn, 1955, Norman Parkinson

Images courtesy of Proud Galleries © Norman Parkinson / Iconic Images

 

Commenting on the exhibition, Proud Galleries say: "'Audrey Hepburn: Beyond the Screen' exhibits portraits of Audrey Hepburn throughout her life and career, recognising her position in the history of popular culture as well as her contribution to society a quarter of a century after her death."

Take a look at the full exhibition details below. 

Audrey Hepburn: Beyond the Screen

  • When: 17 August - 30 September 2018 
  • Where: Proud Central
  • Cost: Free
  • Address: Proud Central, 32 John Adam Street, London, WC2N 6BP
  • Website: www.proud.co.uk

 

Audrey Hepburn getting into the Paramount Studios car, 1953, Bob Willoughby

Images courtesy of Proud Galleries © Photograph by Bob Willoughby

 

Previous icons featured in exhibitions by Proud Galleries include Marilyn Monroe, The Beatles and several other Rock Legends.

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