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Cecil Beaton  1904-1980, UK

(Cecil Walter Hardy Beaton)
Rank (2014): 2290 – 

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USA 29
United Kingdom 15
Germany 13
France 7
Spain 7

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Man Ray  18 25
Richard Avedon  356 24
Edward Steichen  272 22
Henri Cartier-Bresson  182 19

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  Gallery Naruyama, Japan 5
  NPG - National Portrait Gallery, United Kingdom 3
  Brooklyn Museum of Art, USA 3

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14.1.1904 Born in London, England (UK)

18.1.1980 Died in Broadchalke, Salisbury, WIL, Engl. (UK)

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Public exhibitions (Selection) 104  Please report missing Information

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   Cecil Beaton - Ashcombe and Reddish - Salisbury & South Wiltshire Museum , Salisbury

   Queen Elizabeth II by Cecil Beaton - McMichael Canadian Art Collection, Kleinburg, ON
   Cecil Beaton - Imperial War Museum London, London
   Cecil Beaton - The John Jones Project Space, London

   Cecil Beaton - Museum of the City of New York, New York City, NY

Description  Cecil Beaton: Portraits - Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool
   Cecil Beaton - Chris Beetles Art Gallery, London

   Cecil Beaton - Portraits - Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna o Waiwhetu, Christchurch

   Cecil Beaton - Portraits - Bendigo Art Gallery, Bendigo, VIC
   Cecil Beaton - National Portrait Gallery , Canberra, ACT
   Sir Cecil Beaton - Faces - Foam Fotografiemuseum, Amsterdam
Description  Cecil Beaton - Porträts - Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, Wolfsburg

Description and image  Cecil Beaton - Portraits - KunstHaus Wien, Vienna

   Cecil Beaton. Il fotografo dandy - Museo Hendrik Christian Andersen, Rome

   Cecil Beaton - Muzeum Historii Fotografii im. Walerego Rzewuskiego, Krakow
   Cecil Beaton, the dandy photographer - Maribor Art Gallery, Maribor
   Cecil Beaton - The Dandy Photographer - Ludwig Museum - Museum of Contemporary Art - Budapest, Budapest

   Cecil Beaton - Victor Barsokevitsch Photographic Centre, Kuopio

   Cecil Beaton - Gallery Naruyama, Tokyo

   Cecil Beaton - Bilder und Portraits - FFI - Fotografie Forum international, Frankfurt/Main

   A Studied Beauty: Portrait Photography By Cecil Beaton - McMaster Museum of Art, Hamilton, ON

   Photographs by Cecil Beaton - The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL


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   Somos Libres II - Pinacoteca Giovanni e Marella Agnelli, Turin

   Paris Photo - Les Avant-Gardes De L'entre-Deux-Guerres - Galerie Gilles Peyroulet & Cie, Paris
Description and image  War/photography: Images Of Armed Conflict And Its Aftermath - Brooklyn Museum of Art, New York City, NY
   Faces and Facets - Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton, NJ
Description  War/Photography: Images of Armed Conflict and Its Aftermath - The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
   Vanity. Fashion Photography from the F.C. Gundlach Collection - National Museum in Cracow / Muzeum Narodowe w Krakowie, Krakow
   Out [o] Fashion Photography: Embracing Beauty - Henry Art Gallery, Seattle, WA

   War/photography: Images Of Armed Conflict And Its Aftermath - MFAH - Museum of Fine Arts Houston, Houston, TX
   The Party Show - Viktor Wynd Fine Art, London
   Encounters with the 1930s - Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid
   Charlotte Rampling - Albums secrets - Maison de la Photographie, Lille
   Luxe : Mode D'emploi - Passage de Retz, Paris
   Thresholds - Museum of Contemporary Art Skopje, Skopje
   Dance In Vogue - National Center For Contemporary Art (NCCA) - Nizhny Novgorod branch, Nizhny Novgorod
   Conmigo, yo mismo, yo. - Museo Picasso Málaga, Málaga
   Quero ser Marilyn Monroe! - Cinemateca Brasileira , São Paulo

   Vanity - Kunsthalle Wien (Museumsquartier), Vienna
   Seeing Gertrude Stein: Five Stories - The Contemporary Jewish Museum San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
   Narcissus Reflected - Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland
   Great Moments in Glamour - Museum Ludwig, Cologne

   Twiggy: A Life In Photographs - NPG - National Portrait Gallery, London
   There'll Always be an England! - Stephen Daiter Gallery, Chicago, IL
   Gay Icons - NPG - National Portrait Gallery, London

   Vanity Fair Portraits: Photographs 1913–2008 - Los Angeles County Museum of Art - LACMA, Los Angeles, CA
   Mujeres en plural - Fundacion Canal, Madrid
   Street & Studio. Eine urbane Geschichte der Fotografie - Museum Folkwang Essen, Essen
   Held together with Water - Istanbul Modern, Istanbul
   Vanity Fair Portraits - Scottish National Portrait Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland
Description  Fashion Photography - ArteF Fine Art Photography Gallery, Zurich
   Street & Studio: an urban history of photography - Tate Modern, London
   Somebody - Henry Art Gallery, Seattle, WA
   De lo humano. Fotografía internacional - Museo Picasso Málaga, Málaga
   Vanity Fair Portraits: Photographs 1913 - 2008 - NPG - National Portrait Gallery, London

   Warhol sobre Warhol - La Casa Encendida, Madrid
Description and image  Names and No-Names in Photo History (part one) - OMC Gallery For Contemporary Art, Huntington Beach, CA
   Gallery Naruyama Parade - Gallery Naruyama, Tokyo
   VIP - National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, ACT
   Held together with Water / Kunst aus der Sammlung Verbund - Museum für angewandte Kunst (MAK), Vienna
   Gala. Album - Teatro Museo Dalí, Figueras
   Facing the Camera: Portraits of Photographers from the Rhoades Collection - SCAD Museum of Art , Savannah, GA

Description  busy going crazy. the Sylvio Perlstein collection - La Maison Rouge, Paris
Description  Tiefenschärfe - Bilder vom Menschen - Staatliche Kunsthalle Baden-Baden, Baden-Baden
   Marilyn - Mythos, Legende und Ikone - Kunsthaus Hamburg, Hamburg
   I wanna be loved by you - Photograohs of Marilyn Monroe - Bass Museum of Art, Miami, FL
   I Love My Scene: Scene 1 - Mary Boone Gallery - 745 Fifth Avenue, New York City, NY

Description  Keeping Shadows: Photography from the Worcester Art Museum - Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix, AZ
   De la comtesse De Castiglione à Cindy Sherman - Galerie de France, Paris
   Invito al Collezionismo - Galleria Carla Sozzani, Milan
   From the Source, Fashion Photographs - Corkin Gallery, Toronto, ON
   Cyouyou - Gallery Naruyama, Tokyo
   After a Fashion - England & Co, London
Description and image  I Wanna Be Loved By You: Photographs of Marilyn Monroe - Brooklyn Museum of Art, New York City, NY
Description  Intimités photographiques - 13 femmes et un chien - BOZAR - Palais des Beaux-Arts / Paleis voor Schone Kunsten, Brussels

   Gallery Naruyama Collection - Gallery Naruyama, Tokyo
   Portraits/Autoportraits - Photographies - Guy Ledune, Brussels
   I Wanna Be Loved By You: Photographs of Marilyn Monroe from the Leon and Michaela Constantiner Collection - Brooklyn Museum of Art, New York City, NY
   20th-century works of art from Osbert Sitwell's home - Cheltenham Art Gallery and Museum, Cheltenham Spa, Gloucestershire
   Das Wunder Mensch / Parameter of Life - MMK Museum Moderner Kunst - Stiftung Wörlen, Passau
   Hidden Histories - The New Art Gallery Walsall, Walsall, West Midlands

Description and image Galerie Pudelko"Künstlerphotographien - Berühmte Photographen portraitieren berühmte Künstler" - Galerie Pudelko, Bonn Send message
   Geometry of the Face - Det Nationale Fotomuseum, Copenhagen
   The 2003 Autumn Expo - Gallery Naruyama, Tokyo

Description and image  Buds, Blooms & Blossoms - Staley-Wise Gallery, New York City, NY

   Dressing Up - Worcester Art Museum, Worcester, MA

   The Perfect Rose - - Lucas Schoormans Gallery, New York City, NY (closed)
Description  Salvador Dalí - ALBUM DE FAMILLE - Musée d'art moderne de Céret, Céret

Description and image  Felice Beato, Cecil Beaton - "Eine photographische Begegnung 1870-1870" - Galerie Daniel Blau, Munich
   Fotografía pública / Photography in Print 1919-1939 - Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid

   Peggy Guggenheim: A Centennial Celebration - Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York City, NY

   Candy Darling, Always a Lady: Devotional Icons and Memorabilia - Feature Inc, New York City, NY

   Double vie, Double vue - Fondation Cartier pour l'art contemporain, Paris

   Classic Dualities: The Photographs of Len Prince taken at the Tampa Museum of Art - - Fay Gold Gallery, Atlanta, GA (closed, 2009)

   Looking for Picasso: Photographs of the Artist - ICP - International Center of Photography, New York City, NY
   Film und Foto der zwanziger Jahre - Kunstverein in Hamburg, Hamburg

   documenta 6 - Documenta, Kassel

   Fifty Years of Photography - Women Observed, As Seen in Vogue 1924-1974 - The Renaissance Society at The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL

   Woman . . .frau . . Donna . . Kadin: 2Nd World Exhibition Of Photography - Indianapolis Museum of Art - IMA, Indianapolis, IN

   Glamour Portraits - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY

   Photography 1839-1937 - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY

   Film und Foto - Kunstgewerbemuseum Berlin, Berlin
   Film und Foto - Museum für Gestaltung Zürich, Zurich
   Film und Foto - - Städtischen Ausstellungshallen am Interimtheaterplatz, Stuttgart (closed)


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 Galerie Johannes Faber, Vienna


 Fotogalerie Friedrichshain, Berlin


 Stephen Daiter Gallery, Chicago, IL
 Staley-Wise Gallery, New York City, NY


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 Queensland Art Gallery / Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane, QLD


 National Gallery of Canada - Musée des beaux-arts du Canada, Ottawa, ON


 The National Museum of Photography - The Black Diamond, Copenhagen


 Foam Fotografiemuseum, Amsterdam

United Kingdom

 NPG - National Portrait Gallery, London
 John Creasey Museum, Salisbury


 Cincinnati Art Museum, Cincinnati, OH
 Los Angeles County Museum of Art - LACMA, Los Angeles, CA
 San Francisco Museum of Modern Art - SFMOMA, San Francisco, CA
 SCAD Museum of Art , Savannah, GA
 Center for Creative Photography - University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ


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