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by Cecil Beaton
Pages: 560 pages
Publisher: Orion Pub Co (October 2004)
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Beaton in the Sixties: The Cecil Beaton Diaries as He Wrote Them, 1965-1969 Hardcover. Hugo Vickers has already rehabilitated the diaries that cover the last decade of Beaton's life; now he moves back to the five previous years, 1965-69.
Beaton in the Sixties: The Cecil Beaton Diaries as He Wrote Them, 1965-1969 Hardcover. gave much pleasure to others and, through these diaries, will give still more.
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Beaton in the Sixties: More Unexpurgated Diaries with an introduction by Hugo Vickers (Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2004)
Beaton in the Sixties: More Unexpurgated Diaries with an introduction by Hugo Vickers (Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2004). Exhibitions Cecil Beaton At Home: Ashcombe & Reddish at The Salisbury Museum, Wiltshire, from 23 May- 19 September 2014, a biographical retrospective focussing on Beaton's two Wiltshire houses, brought together for the first time many art works and possessions from both eras of Beaton's life.
Cecil is fascinated by this new generation testing the boundaries as he and his friends had done in the 1920s. Friendships remain important - the Avons, Lady Juliet Duff, Lady Diana Cooper, Mrs Heinz. He also sees off all younger competition as photographer royal and as in the previous volume there are some very funny and often very pointed entries about the Queen, the Queen Mother, Princess Marina, Princess Margaret etc. Roy Strong, the extrovert young director, puts on a massive retrospective of Beaton's work at the National Portrait Gallery.
Sir Cecil Beaton was a cultural polymath. The Unexpurgated Beaton, which anthologised the '70s and '80s, became an immediate success, and was followed back-to-front by Beaton in the Sixties, which was equally successful
Sir Cecil Beaton was a cultural polymath. Photographer extraordinaire, he was no less respected for his taste in fashion, film, theatre, design and decoration, all of which were as well known as his social connections. From both Audrey and Katharine Hepburn to Diana Cooper, Princess Grace, Diana Vreeland and John Gielgud, the latter were truly astounding. The Unexpurgated Beaton, which anthologised the '70s and '80s, became an immediate success, and was followed back-to-front by Beaton in the Sixties, which was equally successful. Frequently naughty, often ribald, these priceless snippets of a bygone era are particularly well compressed and worth their weight in gold.
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Cecil Beaton was one of the great twentieth-century tastemakers . in New York, San Francisco, Palm Beach, Rio and Greece, on the Amalfi coast; at shooting parties in the English countryside, on yachts, at garden parties at Buckingham Palace, at costume balls in Venice, Paris or London. Beaton had started as an outsider and developed the power to observe, first with his nose pressed up against the glass, and then later from within inner circles.
Cecil Beaton entered the new decade at Reddish House, the country home at Broadchalke, not far from Salisbury, to which he had retreated regularly since he bought it in 1948. Here he was able to lay aside the studied image he wore in London and the United States, and relish all aspects of country life. His friend Michael Pitt-Rivers once asked him, "Cecil, why is it that you are so loathsome in London and yet so delightful in the country?". Cecil mused a moment and confessed, "It's true!"
The Unexpurgated Beaton brings together for the first time the . The Unexpurgated Beaton is a book that is not only a great read and wicked fun but a timeless chronicle of our age.
Hugo Vickers, the executor of Beaton’s estate and the author of his acclaimed biography, has added extensive and fascinating notes that are as lively as the diary entries themselves. A photographer, artist, writer and designer for more than fifty years, he was at the center of the worlds of fashion, society, theater and film.