Miller was born on April 23, 1907, in Poughkeepsie, New York. Her parents were Theodore and Florence Miller (née MacDonald). Her father was of German descent, and her mother of Scottish and Irish descent. She had a younger brother named Erik, and an older brother named John. Theodore always favored Lee, and ...
Lee Miller, original name Elizabeth Miller, (born April 23, 1907, Poughkeepsie, New York, U.S.—died July 21, 1977, Farley Farm House, near Chiddingly, East Sussex, England), American photographer, Surrealist artist, and model who might have been known primarily as the muse and lover of the Surrealist artist Man Ray ...
Burke's meticulously detailed biography reveals how keenly Miller's wartime experiences haunted her during her final troubled decades, but it also probes sympathetically into the artist's other significant trauma: a childhood rape, which was, Burke conjectures, exacerbated by her father's practice of photographing her nude ...
Aug 28, 2013 ... In her new book, Lee Miller in Fashion, adapted here, Becky E. Conekin looks back on the photographer, model, and muse's audacious life in style.
Lee Miller biography - An American photographer cum fashion model, Lee Miller was born in New York on 23 April 1907. She lived till July 1977 and during this time rose up the lad.
Oct 14, 2015 ... Tony Penrose 'cannot think of anyone better' to play lead in movie based on his biography of his model turned war correspondent mother.
Apr 22, 2013 ... 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.
Sep 30, 2015 ... A new exhibit presents the incredible work of Lee Miller, the Vogue model turned W.W.II correspondent who was famously photographed in Hitler's bathtub. ... It wasn't until after her death when her son, Antony Penrose, was researching her life in order to write her biography, did he find out from one of her ...
Dec 2, 2016 ... Lee was born in New York State in 1907, the daughter of an engineer and amateur photographer, Theodore Miller. Aged seven, she was raped and infected with gonorrhoea, probably by a family friend. Lee kept the abuse secret, and Antony only learnt of it after her death. “When I told my father, it was an ...