Yul Brynner: A Photographic Journey to open at The Little Black Gallery
Preview by Jack Foley
A STUNNING new exhibition entitled Yul Brynner: A Photographic Journey is to open at London’s Little Black Gallery from January 11, 2012.
Brynner’s reputation as one of the 20th Century’s most charismatic and versatile actors is irrefutable but his talent as a photographer has been relatively unknown and unacknowledged.
Brynner’s subjects are some of the pivotal figures of cinematic and stage history, and his talent lies in capturing these people and particularly actors (those best at disguising their true selves) at ease, both on and off set.
Photos include Charlton Heston as Moses in The Ten Commandments, Audrey Hepburn in a gondola in Venice, Elizabeth Taylor relaxing poolside.
The exhibition has been put together by Brynner’s daughter, Victoria Brynner, and coincides with the recently published book of the same name. It is a must for any true lover of classic cinema and contains some stunning captured moments of some genuine screen greats.
The exhibition runs until February 11, 2012.
Yul Brynner was an actor, director, musician and photographer. One of Hollywood’s most respected performers, Brynner is best known for his depiction on stage and screen of King Mongkut in The King and I, for which he won both Academy and Tony Awards.
Brynner’s other films include The Buccaneer (1958), The Magnificent Seven (1960) and Westworld (1973).
The Little Black Gallery is located at 13A Park Walk, SW10 0AJ. Call 020 7349 9332
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