Famous in the Fifties: Photographs by Daniel Farson
The National Portrait Gallery is exhibiting a new display of photographs by the legendary Soho figure Daniel Farson. Farson is well known for his work as a Picture Post photographer, but was also a television personality as well as a writer of 27 books. Famous in the Fifties: Photographs by Daniel Farson will celebrate Farson’s photographical career with sixteen portraits taken of famous creatives. Amongst the captured are artist Lucian Freud, writer Brendan Behan, Lady Caroline Blackwood and poet David Wright. Farson’s last exhibition was in 1997, this was the year he passed away. Famous in the Fifties will be his first solo display of photographs at the National Portrait Gallery.
For more information about the exhibition and Daniel Farson visit the website of the National Portrait Gallery.