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Leonora Carrington

Leonora Carrington (born April 6, 1917 in Clayton Green, South Lancaster, Lancashire, England) is a British-born artist, a surrealist painter, and during his stay in Mexico, a writer. Her father was a wealthy industrialist, her mother was Irish. She also had an Irish nanny, Mary Cavanaugh, Irish, telling her stories. Leonora had three brothers. Places she lived as a child included a house called Crooksey Hall. Educated by governesses, tutors and nuns, she was expelled from many schools for theirrebellious behavior until her family sent her to Florence, where she attended Mrs. Penrose's Academy of Art Her father was encouraged into an artistic career for their opposition, but their mother. She returned to England and was presented at court, but for her, she brought a book by Aldous Huxley Eyeless in Gaza read (1936) instead. In London she attended the Chelsea School of Art Ozenfant and joined the Academy of Amédée. She saw her first Surrealist painting in a Left Bank gallery1927 (when she was ten years old), and met many surrealists, including Paul Eluard. (You're already familiar with Surrealism by Herbert Read's book was.) [From Wikipedia] Note: I prefer to leave to make this video again, instead of music, offers.If this video youtube again with the deletion will be notified will I think it mute this time. Music: Erik Satie-Trois Danses de Travers played by Pascal Rogé


August 26, 2010 - Posted by | Mary Travers Videos | ,

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