Lee Miller, photographer

Lee Miller lived so many lives – as model, muse, surrealist photographer, documentary photographer of The Second World War and more – that it is difficult to get a clear impression of what she was all about. Very much a woman ahead of her time, her photographs can be amusing, beautiful and harrowing but always interesting.

I have chosen some of Lee Miller’s photos from London during The Blitz but I can heartily recommend that you look at the rest of her work as well.

 

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Burlington Arcade, September 1940

 

A bombed chapel, 1940

A bombed chapel, 1940

 

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Women with fire masks, 1941

 

Freddie Mayor, London Air Raid Warden and art dealer, London, 1940

Freddie Mayor, London air-raid warden and art dealer, 1940

 

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2 responses to “Lee Miller, photographer

  1. Love the one with the fire masks. Would make a great record cover! Thanks for the heads up about this photographer, I don’t know of her.

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