Snowdon National Portrait Gallery
33 images Created 26 Sep 2014
Snowdon: A Life in View – a new exhibition (curated in consultation with his daughter - Frances von Hofmannsthal) at the National Portrait Gallery. It celebrates a major gift of photographs from Lord Snowdon (Antony Armstrong Jones) to the Gallery in 2013, and coincides with a new monograph published by Rizzoli. Highlight portraits on display include: studies of writers such as Nell Dunn and Graham Greene, actors such as Julie Christie and Laurence Olivier, and cultural figures such as newspaper editor Harold Evans and musician David Bowie; the opportunity to see new selections from book Private View (1965), an examination of the British art world created in collaboration with art critic John Russell and Bryan Robertson, then director of the Whitechapel Art Gallery; and a selection of portraits of the Royal Family from the 1950s. The exhibition runs from 26 September 2014 - 21 June 2015.