Leonora Carrington

British-Mexican, 1917–2011

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Bio

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, …

Auction
High auction record
$2.6m, Sotheby's, 2014

Notable works

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Career highlights
User
Solo show at a major institution
Serpentine Galleries, and 1 more
Group
Group show at a major institution
The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and 3 more
Institution
Collected by a major institution
Tate, and 2 more
Publication
Reviewed by a major art publication
Artforum, and 2 more
Fair
Included in a major biennial
Venice Biennale International Exhibition
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