Leonora Carrington  (British, 1917-2011) 

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Leonora Carrington Biography
1917   Born in Lancashire, England
1936   Attended the Chelsea School of Art, London, England
1936 - 1937   Attended the Academy of Amédée Ozenfant, London, England
1986   Recipient, Lifetime Achievement Award, Women's Caucus for Art, New York, NY
2011   Died in Mexico City, Mexico
Selected Exhibitions
2013 - 2014   Leonora Carrington: The Celtic Surrealist, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, Ireland (solo)
2008   Talismanic Lens, Frey Norris Gallery, San Francisco, CA (solo)
2007   Surrealism: Dreams on Canvas, Nassau County Museum of Art, Roslyn Harbor, NY
2003   Frida Kahlo, Diego Rivera and 20th Century Mexican Art: The Jacques and Natasha Gelman Collection, National Museum of Mexican Art, Chicago, IL
2001 - 2002   Surrealism: Desire Unbound, The Tate, London, England and The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
1999   Mirror Images: Women, Surrealism and Self-Representation, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA
Surrealism: Two Private Eyes/The Nesuhi Ertegun and Daniel Filipacchi Collections, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY
1993   Regards des Femmes, Musée d'Art Moderne, Lieja, France
Sujeto-Objeto, Museo Regional de Guanajuato, Guanajuato y Museo de Monterrey, Moneterrey, Mexico
1991   Galería de Arte del Auropuerto Internacional de la Ciudad de México, Mexico City, Mexico (solo)
Serpentine Gallery, London, England (solo)
Sainsbury, Norwich, England (solo)
Arnolfini, Bristol, England (solo)
The Mexican Museum, San Francisco, CA (solo)
1990   Art Company, Leeds, England (solo)
Brewster Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
1989   Museo Nacional de la Estampa, INBA, Mexico (solo)
1987   Brewster Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
Art Space Mirage, Tokyo, Japan (solo)
Alexander Iolas Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
1970   Impressionism to Surrealism, Worthing Art Gallery, Worthing, England
1969   The Surrealists, Byron Gallery, New York, NY
Galerie Pierre, Paris, France (solo)
Instituto Nacional de Bellas Artes, Sala Nacional, Mexico (solo)
Palacio de Bellas Artes, Mexico City, Mexico (solo)
Galería de Arte Mexicano, Mexico City, Mexico (solo)
1968   Artistas Británicos en México 1800/1968, Instituto Anglo-Mexicano de Cultura, Mexico
1967   IX Bienal de Pintura, São Paulo, Brazil
1966   Surrealism: A State of Mind, Universidad de California, Santa Barbara, CA
Surrealismo y Arte Fantástico en México, Galeria Universitaria, Aristos, Mexico
1965   Galería Antonio Souza, Mexico City, Mexico (solo)
Instituto Cultural Anglo-Mexicano, Mexico (solo)
Galería Clardecor, Mexico City, Mexico (solo)
1963   Pinturas de la colección de Edward James, Worthing Art Gallery, Worthing, England
1961   El Retrato Mexicano Contemporáneo, Museo de Arte Moderno, Mexico City, Mexico
1959   Eros Galerie, Daniel Cordier, Paris, France
1956   Galería de Arte Mexicano, Mexico City, Mexico (solo)
1943   Exposición de 31 mujeres artistas, Arte de este siglo, New York, NY
First Papers of Surrealism, Madison Avenue Gallery, New York, NY
20th Century Portraits, Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
1942   Pierre Matisse Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
1938   Esposition du Surréalisme, Galerie Robert, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Exposition Internationale du Surréalisme, Galerie Beaux-Arts, Paris, France
Literature
2004   Aberth, Susan L. Leonora Carrington: Surrealism, Alchemy, and Art. London: Lund Humphries Publishers, 2004.

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