by Andrada Costoiu Lee Miller, Self-portrait (variant on lee miller par lee miller), c. 1930. Miller was born in 1907, in Poughkeepsie, New York. Old fashion, old style! Most of us didn’t live during these times, when this woman was a fashion icon. Most of us didn’t hear the rattle of gun and didn’t feel the fear […]

via Lee Miller, from being seen to seeing — Andrada’s world

During this week, the Files will honor some of the unknown greats who made their mark in World War II. After yesterday’s post on Virginia Hall, this guest post today looks at one model photographer, who went from being seen as a woman of vogue to a photographer who saw everything through the eyes of the lens and lived to tell about it. Have a look at Lee Miller.

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