Yul Brynner’s Photographic Oeuvre Shown for the First Time

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NEW YORK, NY.- Lehmann Maupin presents YUL, Yul Brynner: A Photographic Journey, on view at 201 Chrystie Street, September 12 – 25 2010. YUL is an exhibition comprised of 70 works celebrating the release of the book by the same title, which presents Brynner’s photographic oeuvre for the first time. Brynner’s reputation as one of the twentieth century’s most charismatic and versatile actors is irrefutable, but his talent as a photographer has been relatively unknown and unacknowledged, until now. The four-volume book, published by Edition 7L and edited by Brynner’s daughter Victoria Brynner, comprises a selection made from 8,000 images and press cuttings, and includes forwards by Ingrid Sischy, Stefano Tonchi, Martin Scorsese and Bruce Weber. Brynner’s subjects are some of the most pivotal figures of cinematic and stage history. His talent lies in capturing these people at ease, particularly ac