Leonora Carrington: Surrealism, Alchemy and art [Audiobook] download free by Susan Aberth

Leonora Carrington: Surrealism, Alchemy and art Audiobook download free by Susan Aberth
  • Listen audiobook: Leonora Carrington: Surrealism, Alchemy and art
  • Author: Susan Aberth
  • Release date: 2010/10/1
  • Publisher: LUND HUMPHRIES PUBLISHERS LTD
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Art and Photography
  • ISBN: 9781848220560
  • Rating: 7.14 of 10
  • Votes: 787
  • Review by: Analia Whyte
  • Review rating: 7.41 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/9/7
  • Duration: 2H1M6S in 256 kbps (32 MB)
  • Date of creation of the audiobook: 2018-09-16
  • You can listen to this audiobook in formats: Apple Lossless, WAV, MP3, FLAC, WMA, TTA, MPEG4, WMA Lossless (compression EML, TZ, TAR.BZ2, ZIP, DEB, XZ, RAR)
  • Total pages original book: 160
  • Includes a PDF summary of 15 pages
  • Duration of the summary (audio): 9M50S (3 MB)
  • Description or summary of the audiobook: Now available in paperback, this book remains the definitive survey of the life and work of Surrealist artist Leonora Carrington (1917-2011). Carrington burst onto the Surrealist scene in 1936, when, as a precocious nineteen-year-old debutante, she escaped the stultifying demands of her wealthy English family by running away to Paris with her lover Max Ernst. She was immediately championed by Andre Breton, who responded enthusiastically to her fantastical, dark and satirical writing style and her interest in fairy tales and the occult. Her stories were included in Surrealist publications, and her paintings in the Surrealists' exhibitions. After the dramas and tragic separations of the Second World War, Carrington ended up in the 1940s as part of the circle of Surrealist European emigres living in Mexico City. Close friends with Luis Bunuel, Benjamin Peret, Octavio Paz and a host of both expatriate Surrealists and Mexican modernists, Carrington was at the centre of Mexican cultural life, while still maintaining her European connections. Leonora Carrington: Surrealism, Alchemy and Art provides a fascinating overview of this intriguing artist's rich body of work. The author considers Carrington's preoccupation with alchemy and the occult, and explores the influence of indigenous Mexican culture and beliefs on her production.
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Art History: From c 1960, Individual Artists, Art Monographs, Styles: Surrealism & Dada, Art History, Paintings, Art History: c 1900 -
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 40.56 USD
  • Dimensions: 249x290x14mm
  • Weight: 880g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: London, United Kingdom

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