Featured Exhibition: Surrealism in Mexico, Di Donna Galleries, New York, 28 June 2019

Di Donna Galleries in New York announced its exhibition Surrealism in Mexico, on view until 28 June, 2019, which explores the creative moment that emerged between 1940 and 1955 as an international community of artists fled World War II in Europe and settled in Mexico. The exhibition features paintings, sculptures, drawings, photographs, and collages by artistsContinue reading “Featured Exhibition: Surrealism in Mexico, Di Donna Galleries, New York, 28 June 2019”

Leonora Carrington at Edge Hill University (Ormskirk)

  LEONORA CARRINGTON CENTENARY SYMPOSIUM 30 JUNE 2017 EDGE HILL UNIVERSITY (Ormskirk) Considered a ‘national treasure’ in her adopted country of Mexico, Leonora, whose background was strongly Irish, was originally from Clayton Le Woods, Chorley, Lancashire. Symposium speakers, artists, film makers, writers, curators and academics at the symposium will celebrate her in her home setting.Continue reading “Leonora Carrington at Edge Hill University (Ormskirk)”

Wifredo Lam at Tate Modern

Wifredo Lam Tate Modern 14 September 2016 –  8 January 2017 Click here for events associated with the exhibition. Artist biography Wifredo Lam born 1902 [- 1982] Surrealist painter born in Sagua la Grande, Cuba, of a Chinese father and a mother of mixed African, Indian and European origin. Studied at the Academy of SanContinue reading “Wifredo Lam at Tate Modern”

Exhibition: Dalí, Meadows Museum

Salvador Dalí, An Early Surrealist Masterpiece Meadows Museum, Dallas, Texas Exhibition closes: 7 August 2016 The 1930s were one of the most creatively fruitful decades of Salvador Dalí’s career. L’homme poisson (The Fish Man) shows both his tremendous imagination as well as his technical adroitness, and offers a revealing glimpse into the artist’s inner psyche. AfterContinue reading “Exhibition: Dalí, Meadows Museum”

Luis Buñuel: Aesthetics of the Irrational

Luis Buñuel: Aesthetics of the Irrational London, ICA 12 Nov 2015 – 6 Dec 2015 Retrospective of the films of Luis Buñuel (1900–1983), celebrating his genius, irreverence and unique poetic style. The season features panel discussions and Q&As with speakers including eminent collaborator Jean-Claude Carrière, grandson Diego Buñuel, and leading academics such as Maria Delgado, JoContinue reading “Luis Buñuel: Aesthetics of the Irrational”