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Lee Miller and Surrealism in Britain

Friday 22 June 2018Sunday 07 October 2018

Creative collaborations with the artists Lee Miller knew, photographed, and exhibited alongside during the late 1930s. Sculptures, paintings, photographs, collages and works on paper by artists Eileen Agar, Salvador Dalí, Max Ernst, René Magritte and Henry Moore are featured The exhibition also highlights Lee Miller and Roland Penrose's attempts to bring together Surrealist artists, including the 1936 International Surrealism Exhibition in London and the 1937 Surrealist Invasion of Cornwall, where artists such as Nusch Éluard, Leonora Carrington and ELT Mesens came together to share a creative retreat, which Miller and Man Ray documented through photography.

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Keyword tags

1930s | British art | Lee Miller | photography | surrealism

venue

Hepworth Wakefield
Gallery Walk
Wakefield West Yorkshire WF1 5AW

phone 01924 247360
email hello@hepworthwakefield.org
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