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Leonora Carrington

Leonora Carrington

Leonora Carrington

by Leonora Carrington

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Surrealism,
  • Exhibitions

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[edited and with introduction by Seán Kissane ; foreword by Sarah Glennie ; text by Gabriel Weisz Carrington, Teresa Arcq, Seán Kissane, Giulia Ingarao, Dawn Ades, Alyce Mahon ; interview by Hans Ulrich Obrist]
    ContributionsIrish Museum of Modern Art (Kilmainham, Dublin, Ireland)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsN6797.C375 A4 2013
    The Physical Object
    Pagination176 pages
    Number of Pages176
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27157319M
    ISBN 101938922204
    ISBN 109781938922206
    OCLC/WorldCa857525257

      Three books by Leonora Carrington, including her memoir of her time at an insane asylum, reveal the artist's specific vision of the world, which strayed from and defied : Elisa Wouk Almino.   Leonora Carrington ‘Green Tea’ (‘La dam ovale’), (LACMA) In both her prose and her visual art, Carrington dissolves the borders between human and inhuman, fantasy and reality, death.

    The Complete Stories of Leonora Carrington Leonora Carrington. Dorothy, a Publishing Project (SPD, dist.), $16 trade paper (p) ISBN Buy this book . Leonora Carrington was born in to Harold Carrington, an English, self-made textiles magnate, and his Irish-born wife, Maurie Moorhead Carrington. Carrington spent her childhood on the family estate in Lancashire, England. There she was surrounded by animals, especially horses, and she grew up listening to her Irish nanny's fairytales and Nationality: British.

      Down Below by Leonora Carrington. Jeff Alford is a critic and book collector based in Denver, CO. He is a contributor to Kirkus Reviews, Rain Taxi Review of Books and the New Orleans Review and author of the now-retired rare books and small press blog Leonora Carrington was born on April 6, into an upper class family in Chorley, Lancashire. Her father, an Anglo-Irish Protestant, was a highly successful textile businessman; her mother was a Roman Catholic from southern Ireland who loved to cook.


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This feature is not available right now. Please try again later."Leonora Carrington () was born in Lancashire, England. Inshe saw Max Ernst's work at the International Surrealist Exhibition in London.