“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.
Sentimentality is a form of fatigue.
Leonora Carrington was a truly inspirational visual artist and author. Here are some wise words from a fantastic woman.