Leonora Carrington

British-Mexican, 1917-2011

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Leonora Carrington

British-Mexican, 1917-2011

2,234 followers
High auction record
$3m, Sotheby's, 2014
High auction record
$3m, Sotheby's, 2014
Collected by major museums
Tate, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
Collected by major museums
Tate, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
Selected exhibitions (3)
Selected exhibitions
2017
Exilic Pleasures: Surrealism Refuged in America,
Leila Heller Gallery
25th Anniversary Exhibition,
Weinstein Gallery
2016
CHANCE MEETING ON A DISSECTING TABLE,
Weinstein Gallery

Painter and novelist Leonora Carrington redefined female symbolism and imagery in Surrealism. …

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Painter and novelist Leonora Carrington redefined female symbolism and imagery in Surrealism. Working in oil painting, traditional bronze and cast iron sculpture, and mixed-media sculpture that incorporated wood, glass, and iron objects, Carrington, a one-time romantic companion and muse of the Surrealist Max Ernst, …

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