Leonora Carrington: Britain’s lost Surrealist

Leonora Carrington

Leonora Carrington

The Guardian Culture shorts featured a small video on the search for Leonora Carrington by her cousin.  Carrington’s work was featured in the ‘Language of the Birds: Occult and Art’.

Leonora Carrington escaped a stultifying Lancashire childhood to run off with Max Ernst and hang out with Picasso and André Breton in 1930s Paris. She fled the Nazis, escaped from a psychiatric hospital in Spain and became a national treasure in Mexico. What happened to one of Britain’s finest – and neglected – surrealists?



See the video at the Guardian: Leonora Carrington: Britain’s lost surrealist

read more about Leonora Carrington here: HERE



Barry William Hale

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