A. George Miller

American, 1905 - 1984


A. George Miller was born in Monroe, MI in 1904 and attended the Art Institute of Chicago beginning in 1923. Miller was one of the three official photographers for the 1933-34 Chicago World's Fair, The Century of Progress. After the Worlds Fair, he opened his own photography agency called “Photography Inc.” Miller became a painter as well as a photography instructor at the Art Institute of Chicago. He exhibited his artwork at the museum's Annual Exhibitions, as well. A renaissance man, Miller designed numerous patents for cameras and other photographic equipment. His paintings typically show a Modernist, linear technique and often depict city scenes and urban landscapes. Miller died in 1984 in Pinellas County, FL at the age of 80.

  • Miller 7260

    Untitled (The Road), ca. 1950s
    Oil on board
    15 x 22 inches

    Signed A. George Miller lower right.

    #7260
  • Miller 6918

    Untitled (City Nocturne), ca. 1950s
    Oil on canvas
    16 x 24 inches

    Signed A. George Miller lower right.

    #6918
  • Miller 6917

    City and Harbor, 1959
    Oil on canvas
    16 x 30 inches

    Signed and dated A. George Miller, '59 lower right.

    #6917

A. George Miller was born in Monroe, MI in 1904 and attended the Art Institute of Chicago beginning in 1923. Miller was one of the three official photographers for the 1933-34 Chicago World's Fair, The Century of Progress. After the Worlds Fair, he opened his own photography agency called “Photography Inc.” Miller became a painter as well as a photography instructor at the Art Institute of Chicago. He exhibited his artwork at the museum's Annual Exhibitions, as well. A renaissance man, Miller designed numerous patents for cameras and other photographic equipment. His paintings typically show a Modernist, linear technique and often depict city scenes and urban landscapes. Miller died in 1984 in Pinellas County, FL at the age of 80.

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