Curator: Oliva María Rubio
Photographer, designer, chronicler of the world of fashion, and writer, Sir Cecil Beaton (London, 1904 – Salisbury, 1980) captured with his lens some of the leading personalities that contributed to the transformation of the 20th century. The themes in his work vary from the British aristocracy to the glamour of fashion. He was an official photographer for Vogue magazine. In addition, published drawings, photographs, and articles for Life, Vanity Fair, and Harper´s Bazaar. He had the capacity to suggest sophisticated, delicate, and sensual worlds. He was a genius in fashion photography and famous for his portraiture. He photographed great fashion icons like Coco Chanel, Diane Vreeland, Cristóbal Balenciaga, among others, in which he was able to convey their most fragile and human nature.
Exhibition produced by Fundación Canal.