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Cecil Beaton’s Bright Young Things

Thursday 12 March 2020Sunday 07 June 2020

The world of the Bright Young Things of the 1920s and '30s seen through the eye of British photographer Cecil Beaton, exploring British cultural life through High Society and the avant-garde, artists and writers, socialites and partygoers. Featuring portraits by Beaton of key figures from the time, including Anna May Wong, Oliver Messel and Stephen Tennant, the exhibition also features paintings by Rex Whistler, Henry Lamb, and Augustus John.

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Keyword tags

1920s | 1930s | Bright Young Things | Cecil Beaton | Henry Lamb | Oliver Messel | painting | photography | Rex Whistler | Stephen Tennant


National Portrait Gallery
St Martin's Place
London WC2H 0HE

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