She was the fashion muse who joined the surrealists – and shook up photojournalism with her shots of Nazi atrocities. As new images reveal a more intimate side of Lee Miller, Blake Morrison remembers a trailblazer
Lee Miller "Portrait of Space near Siwa, Egypt Miller was an American photographer trained by Man Ray and working in photojournalism mainly during WWII. Her personal work is characterised by surrealist themes.
Elizabeth ‘Lee’ Miller, Lady Penrose – was an American photographer. In her early career she was a successful fashion model in New York City in the before going to Paris where she became an established fashion and fine art.