The Legendary Lee Miller

Wednesday 3 May 2017

Antony Penrose

antony_penrose_9d378b9c10f7b55327aaf12a76661030The son of Lee Miller and Roland Penrose, Antony is the director of the Lee Miller archive and the Roland Penrose collection in Sussex. He has broadcast and lectured around the world and his publications include studies of his parents and his memoir for children, The Boy who bit Picasso.

The acclaimed American photographer Lee Miller was an established fashion and fine art photographer in Paris, before covering the Second World War as a war correspondent for Vogue.  Antony Penrose speaks on her life, with reference to those with whom she exchanged creative inspiration, including Man Ray, Pablo Picasso, her father Theodore Miller and Antony himself. This definitive view presents many different levels of the history of art and photography from a unique and personal perspective.

 

Caption: Lee Miller photographed by George Hoyningen-Huene for Vogue, June 1931

 

The notes for this lecture can be downloaded here.
Photos of this lecture are available here.