New York Public Library Presents Kenn Duncan Retrospective

A major retrospective exhibition of Kenn Duncan’s work, Focus on the 70s:  The Fabulous Photography of Kenn Duncan, including many of the images which will be seen in the fourth coming book  Divas!: The Fabulous Photography of Kenn Duncan (Photography), (October 2008, Universe Publishing)

will be on view at The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts at Lincoln Center 

starting this week 
through  October 25,  2008

Photographs of an effervescent Bette Midler twirling barefoot in a summer dress, a sensual Alexander Gudonov staring intently into the camera, a youthful Diane Keaton with the cast of Hair, and an ethereal portrait of transgender Andy Warhol superstar Candy Darling wrapped in furs are all part of a comprehensive exhibition featuring materials from the archive of renowned portrait and fashion photographer Kenn Duncan.

Duncan was an amazing artist who truly shined in  the 1970’s. This retrospective of Duncan’s 20-year career features approximately 400 photographs and includes his iconic images of Mikhail Baryshnikov, Eartha Kitt, Angela Lansbury, Peter Martins, Bette Midler, the cast of Hair, as well as selections of his nudes, his fashion portfolios, and his work with hundreds of celebrities including shock rock legend Alice Cooper, Al Pacino, and Christopher Walken.

Focus on the 70s: The Fabulous Photography of Kenn Duncan is on display in the Donald and Mary Oenslager Gallery of The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, located at 40 Lincoln Center Plaza, and Admission is free!

Read more about Kenn Duncan and the NYPL exhibit online!

Pre-order the fourthcoming book   
Divas!: The Fabulous Photography of Kenn Duncan (Photography) now and  SAVE!

(Divas! © by The New York Public Library, Astor, Lenox and Tilden Foundations ,
Universe Publishing, 2008.)

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