In her designs for S. Ansky’s play The Dybbuk, the artist blends various visual and mythological strands of her European background with those of her adopted home of Mexico.
This word expresses a passivity that obscures the reality of these women’s stories. I prefer the more accurate “erased.”
Resurfacing a little known part of the artist’s oeuvre, a new text from Fulgur Press demonstrates that occultism was thoroughly knit into the fabric of Carrington’s life.
From Albrecht Dürer to LaToya Ruby Frazier, artists have for centuries depicted and reflected on health and illness.
These stunningly strange, arrestingly intellectual constructs treat the human imagination with humor and forgiveness.
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 Surrealism.
At Master Drawings, art dealers spread their net a bit wider to exhibit rare drawings, watercolors, and oil sketches from the 14th to 20th centuries.
At Art Basel Miami Beach, if you only look at the art, it’s an affair worth the trip, because if you want to see the newest art made in Saint Petersburg, Vienna, Barcelona, or Berlin, it’s here.
LOS ANGELES — A visiting friend from New York afforded me the chance to check out two shows currently on view at LACMA. They’re quite different — disturbing surrealism and cool California chic — but as they’re in the same Resnick Pavilion, we had to see both. It’s a great combination.