What is striking about this photograph is its busyness – branches swaying in the breeze, rolling waves, blankets strewn haphazardly across the ground, the hurdy gurdy players in the background… And yet, who wouldn’t want to curl up on a blanket, like the gentleman pictured here, and enjoy a few moments beneath the warm Greek sun? There is movement here, but also an enduring sense of peace.
Matted C-type digital print made from digital file sourced from Lee Miller’s original negative.
Image size: 20.1cm(h) x 19cm(w)
Paper size: 22.5cm(h) x 20.4cm(w)
Mount Size: 35cm(h) x 28cm(w)
ABOUT LEE MILLER
Born in Poughkeepsie, New York, Lee began her career as a top fashion model for American Vogue and Vanity Fair. In Paris in 1929 she became the lover, pupil and collaborator of the Surrealist photographer Man Ray and later ran her own studio there and in New York. Her Surrealist images along with her pack shots, portraits and extraordinary WWII combat photographs have earned her a key place in the history of art.