A Paperback edition by Susan Aberth in English (Mar 28, 2010)
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Now available for the first time in paperback, this book remains the definitive survey of the life and work of Surrealist artist Leonora Carrington (1917-2011), providing a... Read more
Now available for the first time in paperback, this book remains the definitive survey of the life and work of Surrealist artist Leonora Carrington (1917-2011), providing a fascinating overview of this intriguing artist's life and rich body of work. Carrington's preoccupation with alchemy and the occult, and the influence of indigenous Mexican culture and beliefs on her production are all explored.
Leonora Carrington Paperback edition by Susan Aberth
Introduction: The magikal art of painting; The reluctant debutante; Ernst, Surrealism and the femme sorciere; Heaven and hell: wartime experiences; The alchemical kitchen: Domestic space as sacred space; Esoteric interests; Bibliography; Index.
Susan L. Aberth received her PhD in Art History from the Graduate Center of the City University of New York; her dissertation was on the art of Leonora Carrington. She is currently Assistant Professor of Art History at Bard College, New York, where she specializes in Latin American Art.
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