“People under seventy and over seven are very unreliable if they are not cats.”
Leonora Carrington was one of the lesser known figures of the 1930’s Surrealist movement. She was born in the UK but spent most of her life in Mexico and died there in 2011. Leonora Carrington was briefly married to Mexican poet and journalist Renato Leduc. Some of her more famous visual pieces are The Giantess, The Meal of Lord Candlestick, Portrait of Max Ernst, Adieu Ammenotep and The Artist Traveling Incognito.
I’m not too familiar with the work of Spanish painter Remedios Varo, but her work really reminds me of Leonora Carrington’s paintings. This is hardly
If you had shown me the painting above before I knew about this artist, I definitely would have thought it was a Leonora Carrington piece.
Let’s have five days of short stories. We’ll begin today with Leonora Carrington’s The Debutante, a story of a girl and a hyena. “The Debutante”
Sentimentality is a form of fatigue.