Cecil Beaton’s books: Master of photography, writing & design
You may not be familiar with Cecil Beaton unless you are a person of a ‘certain’ age (hello, baby boomers!). Beaton photographed the world’s rich and famous for six decades. He also designed Oscar-winning costumes for famous movies like My Fair Lady and Gigi. He led a remarkable life and was an avid diarist. This selection of books – covering his photography, books he illustrated and his own writing – reveals a man of rare versatility.