Gallery Wendi Norris

Leonora Carrington

(British, 1917–2011)

spiderweb (for edward james) by leonora carrington

Leonora Carrington

Spiderweb (for Edward James), 1948

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untitled by leonora carrington

Leonora Carrington

Untitled, 1969

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untitled by leonora carrington

Leonora Carrington

Untitled, 1969

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untitled by leonora carrington

Leonora Carrington

Untitled, 1969

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untitled by leonora carrington

Leonora Carrington

Untitled, 1969

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untitled by leonora carrington

Leonora Carrington

Untitled, 1969

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Biography

Timeline

1917
Born in Lancashire, England
1936 - 1937
Attended the Academy of Amédée Ozenfant, London, England
1936
Attended the Chelsea School of Art, London, England
1986
Recipient, Lifetime Achievement Award, Women's Caucus for Art, New York, NY
2011
Died in Mexico City, Mexico

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)

Literature

2004
Aberth, Susan L. Leonora Carrington: Surrealism, Alchemy, and Art. London: Lund Humphries Publishers, 2004.