Upcoming exhibition

Lee Miller

07.04. - 08.09.2019

The muse of the surrealists, model, war correspondent, fashion photographer - Lee Miller's life and work is like taken from a movie

Lee Miller

Model wearing Digby Morton Suit, London, England 1941 by Lee Miller (3884-5)

© Lee Miller Archives England 2018. All Rights Reserved. www.leemiller.co.uk

The museum was founded in 1995 when the Norwegian Government bought the collections that belonged to Preus Fotomuseum, a private museum. The Norwegian State is the owner of the museum. In May 2001 the museum moved into Magasin A at Karljohansvern in Horten, about one hours drive from Oslo. The interior decoration is drawn by Architect Sverre Fehn. The collections contains photographies, ather kind of images, cameras and other technical equipment that shed light on the history of photography. There is a wide representation of the international history of photography in the image collection. Preus museum's library holds international standard.

Upcoming exhibition



Elisabeth Meyer,The liberation of the Grini Camp, 8th of May 1945. Preus museum's collection

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Opening hours:

The museum is closed 18 March - 6 April
Welcome to the opening 7 April

June-August: Every day 11-16

September-May: Thur-Sun 11-16

Week 8 and Easter: Every day 11-16

Kommandørkaptein Klincks vei 7
NO-3183 Horten

Lee Miller A life with food, friends and recipes/ Ami Bouhassane

kr 399,00


19 March 2019

Lee Miller, Imogen Cunningham, Helmut Newton, Robert Capa, Diane Arbus. Vivian Maier, Robert Doisneau, Irving Penn, Richard Avedon, Lennart Nilsson. Hva har de til felles? Jo: alle har de brukt Rolleiflex når de har fotografert ?? Rolleiflex er et TLR kamera, der TLR står for "Twin Lens Reflex". Kameraet bruker to linser med samme brennvidde, en for visning og fokusering og den andre for å ta bildet; refleks refererer til speilet som brukes bak visningslinsen som gjør det mulig å fokusere. De s

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A history of photography

The exhibition gives an acquaintance with the pre-photographic technologies where the idea of an image was created, then moves to the enormous breadth of experimentation and research that has led all the way to current digital images.