Hot Mirror, 22 June 2018 - 7 October 2018

“It was always the women who were the more measured members of the Surrealist set. Less theatrical: no twirling moustaches, for example. Previously overlooked, they are now enjoying something of a moment. Leonora Carrington and Claude Cahun have been the subjects of recent biographies. And Dorothea Tanning, the doyenne of domestic Gothic, gets a Tate retrospective next spring. But first we have an inspired pairing of shows at The Hepworth Wakefield on Lee Miller and Viviane Sassen, two photographers with Surrealist leanings. Their work may be separated by three quarters of a century, but it is united by a desire to unsettle and spook ...”

from: The Telegraph | Christian House
Lee Miller/Viviane Sassen, The Hepworth Wakefield, review: a dazzling pairing of the first ladies of surrealism

Hot Mirror, 22 June 2018 - 7 October 2018
The Hepworth Wakefield
Wakefield, UK