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Leonora Carrington : surrealism, alchemy and art

Author: Susan L Aberth; Leonora Carrington
Publisher: Aldershot, Hampshire : Lund Humphries ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This is the first book in English to survey the life and work of Surrealist artist Leonora Carrington (born 1917)." "Carrington burst onto the Surrealist scene in 1936, when, as a precocious nineteen-year-old debutante, she escaped the stultifying demands of her wealthy English family by running away to Paris with her lover Max Ernst. She was immediately championed by Andre Breton, who responded enthusiastically to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Bildband
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Aberth, Susan L.
Leonora Carrington.
Aldershot, Hampshire : Lord Humphries ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, 2004
(OCoLC)607570061
Named Person: Leonora Carrington; Carrington, Leonora <1917-> - Critique et interprétation.; Leonora Carrington; Leonora Carrington; Leonora Carrington; Leonora Carrington; Leonora Carrington; Leonora Carrington
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Susan L Aberth; Leonora Carrington
ISBN: 0853319081 9780853319085
OCLC Number: 56652239
Description: 160 pages : color illustrations ; 30 cm
Contents: The magical art of painting --
The reluctant débutante --
Ernst, surrealism and the femme sorcière --
Heaven and hell: wartime experiences --
The alchemical kitchen: domestic space as sacred space --
Esoteric interests --
Jezzamathatics or introduction to the wonderful process of painting by Leonora Carrington.
Responsibility: Susan L. Aberth.

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Leonora Carrington: Surrealism, Alchemy and Art provides a fascinating overview of this intriguing artist's rich body of work. The author considers Carrington's preoccupation with alchemy and the  Read more...

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