Antony Penrose

Antony Penrose was born on 9 September 1947 in the London Clinic, central London. He is the son of Lee Miller, a model, fine art photographer and noted war correspondent, and Sir Roland Penrose, the surrealist artist, poet and biographer of Pablo Picasso, Joan Miró, Man Ray, and Antoni Tàpies, who co-founded the Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA) in 1947.

Books in order of publication:

Lee Miller’s War – 1992

The Lives of Lee Miller – 1999

Roland Penrose: The Friendly Surrealist – 2001

The Surrealists in Cornwall – 2004

The Home of the Surrealists: Lee Miller, Roland Penrose and Their Circle at Farley Farm – 2007

The Boy Who Bit Picasso – 2011

Miró’s Magic Animals – 2016

Surreal Encounters: Collecting the Marvellous – 2016

Surrealist Lee Miller – 2019

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