The Tarot of Leonora Carrington

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Product Details

Price
$55.00  $50.60
Publisher
Fulgur Press
Publish Date
January 19, 2021
Pages
120
Dimensions
9.6 X 12.1 X 0.6 inches | 2.2 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9781527258693

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About the Author

Leonora Carrington (1917-2011) was a key figure in the Surrealist movement and an artist of remarkable individuality. She was born to a wealthy English family in 1917, expelled from two convents as a girl, and presented to the king's court in 1933. Four years later, she ran off with Max Ernst and became a darling of the art world in Paris: serving guests hair omelets at one party, arriving naked to another. After Ernst was taken from their home to a Nazi internment camp in 1940, Carrington fled France. Nearly mad with grief and terror, she was thrown into a lunatic asylum in Spain, and, after escaping, married a Mexican diplomat, fleeing Europe for New York City then Mexico City, where she lived for the rest of her life. Throughout her long career, Carrington published novels, stories, and plays, in addition to making paintings, sculptures, and tapestries.