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Lee Miller : Surrealist


“I’d rather take a photograph than be one” – Lee Miller La Termica, Contemporanea and ONO Arte present a big retrospective about the photographer Lee Miller (23 April 1907, Poughkeepsie, New York, USA – 21 July 1977, Farleys House, East Sussex, England), one of the most relevant photographer of the 20th Century. “Lee Miller Surrealista” includes more than one hundred photographs, the most iconic and celebrated images from her all artistic carreer: the stay in Paris, the Studio in New York, the period between Egypt and Europe before the Second World War, her carreer as a war correspondant with the US Army, and her latest years. Discovered by Condé Nast, Lee Miller became a stunning model since her face appeared on the cover of a “Vogue” issue, and a number of photographers such as Edward Steichen, George Hoyningen-Huene, Nickolas Muray, and Arnold Genthe wanted to portray her. After a few years, she decided to move to the other side of the camera. In 1929 she moved to Paris to work with the well-known artist and photographer Man Ray. She became Man...

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