Thames & Hudson Presents: Lee Miller – From Attic to Archive

Thursday 16 May 2024
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Screening Room

Antony Penrose and Ami Bouhassane, the son and granddaughter of photographer, model and war correspondent Lee Miller, discuss their journey collating Miller’s archive. The talk, followed by a Q&A, comes in anticipation of the 2024 release of the movie LEE, starring Kate Winslet.

Ticket Price: Free with Photo London Ticket



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Ami Bouhassane

Co-Director of Farleys House & Gallery Ltd, the organisation that manages the Lee Miller Archives and Farleys House, home of her grandparents Lee Miller and Roland Penrose. Author, curator, podcast presenter and lecturer on both Miller and Penrose, Bouhassane has
worked extensively with their material for over 25 years. Her first book ‘Lee Miller: A Life with Food, Friends and Recipes (2017) won 3 awards, including the IACP (International Association of Culinary Professionals) Jane Grigson award for scholarship. She is currently recording her fourth podcast series ‘Farleys 75, I remember…” based on recollections of
friends of Miller and Penrose that stayed at Farleys.


Antony Penrose

Co-Director of Farleys House and Gallery Ltd which manages the Lee
Miller Archives and The Penrose Collection. Antony Penrose is the son of the American photographer Lee Miller and Roland Penrose, surrealist artist and biographer of Picasso, Miró, Man
Ray and Tàpies. Antony has written numerous books, articles and two plays on the subject of his parents and their associates. The movie LEE to be released in 2024 starring Kate Winslet as Lee Miller is based on his biography The Lives of Lee Miller. He lectures widely and is a curator of photography, an artist
and film maker in his own right.