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A major photography exhibition exploring the fascinating life and career of celebrated film star, fashion icon and humanitarian, Audrey Hepburn, opened at the National Portrait Gallery on Thursday, July 2.

Audrey Hepburn: Portraits of an Icon follows the captivating rise of one of the world's first truly international stars, from her early years in the Netherlands and as a dancer and chorus girl in London’s West End, to her becoming a stage and screen icon, and culminating in her philanthropic work in later life.

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The exquisite Audrey Hepburn, will be the subject of a new photography exhibition opening at the National Portrait Gallery in July 2015, it was announced on Tuesday, December 2, 2014. Coinciding with the 65th anniversary of Hepburn’s little known career-changing performance at renowned West End night club Ciro’s, in the space now occupied by the Gallery’s Public Archive, the exhibition will bring together a remarkable selection of both classic and rarely seen photographs of the successful British actress.
 
"Audrey Hepburn: Portraits of an Icon," from  July 2 until October  18, 2015, will follow Hepburn’s rise to fame, from her early years in Holland and as a dancer and chorus girl in London’s West End, to her becoming a stage and screen icon, culminating in her philanthropic work in later life.

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