She works for commercial and editorial clients together with shooting personal projects. And so I present to you the strange gems I've come across. Born in New York inshe was a sought-after fashion model in her early 20s, but moved to Paris to apprentice for the photographer and artist Man Ray. Newer Post Older Post Home.
The Art of Lee Miller
Max Ernst and Henry Moore pose for her camera — but despite the appearance of children in some of the photographs, these are hardly portraits of domestic bliss. Most of the celebrated artists and thinkers were male Breton, Dali, Freud, Magritte, Man Ray, Picasso and these are the names which are inextricably linked with the movement and whose work we have become accustomed to seeing. Subdued lighting, warm rich colours and intelligent grouping of images make for a meandering and intuitive journey.
Lee Miller and Surrealism at Hepworth Wakefield: ‘What a woman. What great work’
Beautiful she may have been, but she was uncompromising from the off. Subdued lighting, warm rich colours and intelligent grouping of images make for a meandering and intuitive journey. This is women experimenting and questioning, using their art to examine traditional roles and their place within a wider world and trying to find a voice. Archive for the 'Agencies' Category. Taken when Miller was only 21 or 22, these photographs were a precocious riposte to the treatment of the female body — cut about, fetishised, reduced to sexual components — in the art of the surrealists in Paris at the time.