Michael Peto: Powerful Portraits

Considered a great of twentieth century photojournalism, Michael Peto’s career is celebrated in a new display of previously unexhibited portraits. As a suave Richard Burton jots down notes, a bejeweled Elizabeth Taylor passes him a cigarette. The year is 1963, the occasion is the critically acclaimed BBC radio recording of Under Milk Word, and photojournalist Michael Peto (1908-70) is on-hand to snap the intimate moment between two of Hollywood’s elite. Captured in the early stages...

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