Photo Call: "The Hirschfeld Century: The Art of Al Hirschfeld" Exhibition Opens

News   Photo Call: "The Hirschfeld Century: The Art of Al Hirschfeld" Exhibition Opens
 
"The Hirschfeld Century: The Art of Al Hirschfeld" exhibition officially opened at the The New-York Historical Society, on May 20. Sigourney Weaver, Jane Powell, Tommy Tune, Richard Kind and many others were on hand for the event.

The opening reception celebrated the first major retrospective of acclaimed portraitist Al Hirschfeld (1903-2003), who immortalized celebrities and Broadway productions with his iconic drawings for nine decades. On view May 22 - October 12, 2015, The Hirschfeld Century: The Art of Al Hirschfeld features over 100 original drawings, from the artist's early work for Hollywood studios to his last drawings for the New York Times. Highlights include classic portraits of Charlie Chaplin, Carol Channing, Ella Fitzgerald, Jane Fonda, and Ringo Starr, as well as cast drawings from such landmark productions as Fiddler on the Roof, West Side Story, and The Glass Menagerie.

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