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Lee Miller's War - Lectures

Wednesday 03 December - Sunday 01 February, various times
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Places are limited so please book in advance by with the Box Office on 0115 846 7777 READ MORE ABOUT THE 'LEE MILLER'S WAR' EXHIBITION LEE MILLER'S WAR Wednesday 3 December 6-8pm This lecture presents Lee Miller's war photojournalism from shortly after D Day in Normandy to the flames leaping from Hitler's Berghof near Berchtesgaden, and the post-war traumas of Austria and Hungary. The story is told by her son Antony Penrose. Contains wartime images that some may find disturbing. LEE MILLER AND SURREALISM Wednesday 21 January 6.30 - 7.30pm Dawn Ades has published widely on Dada, Surrealism and photography. This lecture examines Lee Miller's life and work within the wider context of the Surrealist movement. PHOTOGRAPHING WAR: ART, JOURNALISM OR VOYEURISM? Wednesday 28 January 6-7.30pm Professor Maiken Umbach, Head of Nottingham's History Department, draws on her research on amateur photography from the Third Reich to reflect on Lee Miller's photographs, their meaning in 1945 and their significance today. SPEAKING OF SURVIVAL Sunday 1 February 2-3pm To commemorate National Holocaust Day (Tuesday 27 January) we are privileged to host a talk by Bob Norton who sought refuge, along with his family, from the Nazi regime. Please book in advance with the Box Office on 0115 846 7777. Image: Lee Miller in Hitler's Bathtub, Munich, Germany 1945. Lee Miller with David E Scherman © Lee Miller Archives, England 2014. All Rights Reserved.