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The Hirschfeld Century: The Art of Al Hirschfeld

May 27, 2015 - October 12, 2015

Art lovers will want to make a point of visiting the New York Historical Society this month for a special presentation of The Hirschfeld Century: The Art of Al Hirschfeld documenting Hirschfeld’s life and nine-decade career as an acclaimed celebrity portraitist. The display will feature more than 100 originals drawings from this contemporary artist, including his classic portraits of Charlie Chaplin, Ella Fitzgerald, Ringo Starr, and Jane Fonda as well as cast drawings for well-known productions, such as West Side Story, The Glass Menagerie, and Fiddler on the Roof. So come and trace the evolution of this iconic illustrator’s work. His unique cinematic style is sure to leave you mesmerized.

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Start:
May 27, 2015
End:
October 12, 2015
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Website:
http://www.nyhistory.org/exhibitions/hirschfeld

Venue

New-York Historical Society
170 Central Park West
New York, NY 10024 United States
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