Cecil Beaton, aka Rip-Van-With-It, influenced generations of New Yorkers like Truman Capote and Andy Warhol. Read all about the photographer’s love affair with NYC in curator Donald Albrecht’s Cecil Beaton: The New York Years book and exhibition at the The Museum of the City Of New York.

Jane Bowles, David Herbert and Truman Capote, Morocco 1949
© Cecil Beaton Studio/Sotheby’s