Leonora Carrington

Leonora Carrington


Born
in Lancaster, Lancashire, England, The United Kingdom
April 06, 1917

Died
May 25, 2011

Genre

Influences


Leonora Carrington was an English-born Mexican artist, surrealist painter, and novelist. She lived most of her adult life in Mexico City, and was one of the last surviving participants in the Surrealist movement of the 1930s. Carrington was also a founding member of the Women’s Liberation Movement in Mexico during the 1970s.

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The Stone Door

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More books by Leonora Carrington…
“We went down into the silent garden. Dawn is the time when nothing breathes, the hour of silence. Everything is transfixed, only the light moves.”
Leonora Carrington

“People under seventy and over seven are very unreliable if they are not cats.”
Leonora Carrington, The Hearing Trumpet

“You may not believe in magic but something very strange is happening at this very moment. Your head has dissolved into thin air and I can see the rhododendrons through your stomach. It's not that you are dead or anything dramatic like that, it is simply that you are fading away and I can't even remember your name.”
Leonora Carrington, The Hearing Trumpet

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