Art, Artists, Books, Surrealism

The writings of Remedios Varo

Was Remedios Varo a writer? It may sound strange for most of you, but the answer is affirmative. The Spanish Surrealist artist was a writer too. Most of her writing work has a deep connection with her visual work. Few weeks ago, I shared with you on Instagram that I was reading the book “A… Continue reading The writings of Remedios Varo

Art, Artists, Exhibitions, Surrealism

ArtExhibition: Dorothea Tanning

Last Monday was the last day to see the exhibition Dorothea Tanning: Behind the invisible door, another invisible door at the Museum Reina Sofía in Madrid, Spain. It was the first major retrospective of this American Surrealist artist, and included over 150 works created by Tanning between the years 1930-1997. Tanning’s works encourage the viewer… Continue reading ArtExhibition: Dorothea Tanning

Art, Art History, Artists, Painters, painting, Surrealism

The Guardian of the Black Egg by Leonor Fini

Leonor Fini was one of the many women artists attracted by the Surrealist movement during the 1930’s. What attracted them was the anti-academic stance of the movement and by an art that put emphasis in personal reality. But once they realized that Surrealism defined their role as one of confirming and completing the creative cycle… Continue reading The Guardian of the Black Egg by Leonor Fini

Artists, Expressionism, Painters, Surrealism

A World by Ángeles Santos

Ángeles Santos was a painter born in Portbou, Spain. Her style evolved from Surrealism and expressionism to post-impressionism. In 2005, she received the Cross of St. George (Creu de Sant Jordi). A World It is probably my favourite painting of this artist. It’s property of the permanent collection of Museo Reina Sofía in Madrid. It is… Continue reading A World by Ángeles Santos

Art History, Sculptors, Surrealism

Le Déjeuner en Fourrure by Meret Oppenheim

Object (Le Déjeuner en fourrure) its name literally means The Luncheon in fur, but it is also known in English as Fur Breakfast or Breakfast in fur. It’s a sculpture created by the surrealist artist Meret Oppenheim. This work is the example more frequently-cited of surrealist sculptures. It is also considerable as a work with challenging… Continue reading Le Déjeuner en Fourrure by Meret Oppenheim