Pho­to­graphs re­veal re­la­tion­ship be­tween Miller, Pen­rose and Pi­casso

Timeless Travels Magazine - - ART ROUNDUP -

Scot­tish Na­tional Por­trait Gallery, Ed­in­burgh; Un­til 6 Septem­ber 2015

This ex­hi­bi­tion, fea­tur­ing ap­prox­i­mately 100 pho­to­graphs fo­cuses on the re­la­tion­ship be­tween Lee Miller, Roland Pen­rose and Pablo Pi­casso. Lee Miller first met Pi­casso in the sum­mer of 1937 at Ho­tel Vaste Hori­zon where she was stay­ing with Roland Pen­rose. In the en­su­ing years she pho­tographed the Span­ish artist more than 1,000 times and he in turn, painted her por­trait six times. Lee Miller and Pi­casso fea­tures pho­to­graphs by Miller and a paint­ing and draw­ing by Pi­casso and re­veals the love and ex­pe­ri­ences of their long-last­ing friend­ship.

Left: Lee Miller, Pi­casso - Hô­tel Vaste Hori­zon, Mou­g­ins, 1937

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