Lee Miller, best known for her surrealist partnership with Man Ray, she hid behind the lens when her beauty should have placed her in front of it. War photographer, Vogue photographer, she broke boundaries and was a trailblazer for strong women...
Lee Miller: A Woman's War. Our upcoming exhibition explores the impact of the Second World War on women's lives through the photography of Lee Miller, one of the most important female war photographers of the twentieth century. This exhibition is the first to address Miller’s vision of gender and features many photographs, objects, art and personal items never before seen on display. The exhibition starts on the 15th of October running until April 24th
When Lee Miller first came to New York, she became one of Edward Steichen’s favorite models. She wears a printed dress with Black, Starr, and Frost jewels in this portrait from the June 1, 1928, issue of Vogue. Photo: Edward Steichen / Condé Nast Archive
Man Ray, Dora Maar 1936 | This image seems like the woman is stuck behind a mirror, trying to fight her way out, it's like saying the way women are looked at is wrong and there's a deeper meaning to this image which is why I'm so attracted to it.