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Leonora Carrington: surrealism, alchemy and art

Author: Susan L Aberth; Leonora Carrington
Publisher: Farnham : Lund Humphries, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Paperback edView all editions and formats
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A survey of the life and work of Surrealist artist Leonora Carrington (born 1917). It provides an overview of this intriguing artist's rich body of work. It considers Carrington's preoccupation with  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Art
Named Person: Leonora Carrington; Leonora Carrington
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Susan L Aberth; Leonora Carrington
ISBN: 9781848220560 1848220561
OCLC Number: 741919033
Notes: Originally published: Aldershot: Lund Humphries, 2004.
Description: 160 S : zahlr. Ill
Contents: Contents: 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.
Other Titles: Surrealism, alchemy and art
Responsibility: Susan L. Aberth.
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'full of stunning colour reproductions of Carrington's visionary art, whose hybrid forms borrow from nature, culture and religion in order to take themselves beyond all three. A beautiful book.' Ali Read more...

 
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