Estate of Wayne F. Miller
Born in Chicago in 1918, Wayne F. Miller studied photography at the Art Center School of Los Angeles before joining the United States Navy in 1942, where he reached the rank of lieutenant. In the two decades following the war, Miller worked freelance for Life, Fortune, Ladies’ Home Journal, Collier’s, and Ebony, received two Guggenheim fellowships, taught photography at the Institute of Design in Chicago, assisted Edward Steichen on the historic MoMA exhibit The Family of Man, and served as President of Magnum Photos. He was the author of The World Is Young (Simon & Schuster, 1958) and Chicago’s South Side, 1946-1948 (University of California Press, 2000). Wayne F. Miller's solo exhibition at Higher Pictures, 1940s, was held in 2008.