Name Descriptor: Carrington, Leonora×
  • André Breton o la búsqueda del comienzo
    Paz, Octavio
    1996
    In this essay, along with posthumous praise for the figure, André Breton, Octavio Paz establishes a new approach to surrealism, automatic writing and the concept of revelation: “The critics are saying that surrealism is no longer the avant-garde. [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 779424

  • Artes Plásticas : Primer Salón Frida Kahlo
    Tibol, Raquel
    1956
    This article tells the story of the first exhibition of women’s art held under the name, Frida Kahlo Salon, at the gallery directed by Lola Álvarez Bravo. The show brought together the works of 40 artists as dissimilar as Remedios Varo, Machila [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 804280

  • El arte de ensueño de Leonora Larrington (sic)
    Palencia Alvarez Tubau, Ceferino
    1950
    According to Palencia, Leonora Carrington is unique among Surrealist painters because she knows how to harmonize, combine, and fuse the naïve aspects of primitive art with the modern expression of André Breton. The critic says that Carrington [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 765080

  • El arte mexicano contemporáneo en Francia
    Michot, Albert
    1958
    This is a review of the exhibition of modern Mexican art that the Instituto Nacional de Bellas Artes [INBA, National Institute of Fine Arts] sent to Bordeaux, France; it was subsequently shown in Paris and Milan, Italy. Jaime Torres Bodet, the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 786478

  • El Museo de arte Moderno : Hay de todo como en la botica
    Crespo de la Serna, Jorge Juan
    1958
    Critic Jorge Juan Crespo de la Serna reviews the content of the newly opened Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes at the Palacio de Bellas Artes. After several visits to take in the breadth of the collection, he concludes that the Mexican painting section [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 798315

  • La juventud rebelde se erige en juez : … y entierra a los muertos
    Poniatowska, Elena
    1958
    Elena Poniatowska spent time gathering opinions on the Inter-American Biennial of Painting and Printmaking. According to Octavio Paz, the four great masters of painting were Carlos Mérida, Rufino Tamayo, Wilfredo Lam, and Roberto Matta; he felt that [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 769956

  • Las ideas y las formas : Fantasía y realidad
    Crespo de la Serna, Jorge Juan
    1950
    The way Crespo de la Serna sees Leonora Carrington is that, in spite of being English-born, her artistic temperament is not of a kind to be circumscribed or limited by a specific geographic environment. Hence, “the world in which she breathes has [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 799652

  • Leonora Carrington : introducción al maravilloso proceso de pintar
    Fuentes, Carlos
    1965
    According to Carlos Fuentes, Leonora Carrington’s painting belongs in the “secret realm” of magic—a place where opposites interact and fill the pictorial space with mythical figures, where the “logic of dreams vanquishes the madness of [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 771637

  • Leonora Carrington : Un lenguaje simbólico que expresa la realidad
    García Ponce, Juan
    1960
    In the writer’s view, Leonora Carrington’s work expresses different parts of a whole that complement each other perfectly: life and death, wakefulness and sleep, reality and imagination. These all express an alternate side of reality; which is [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 765773

  • Notas para lamentar la muerte de Remedios Varo
    Aub, Max
    1963
    According to Max Aub, by the time Remedios Varo died she had become one of the most surprising painters of her time, whose work was distinguished by a timeless quality. In Aub’s opinion, Varo’s painting expressed a struggle between good and evil [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 771656

  • Sueños y ensueños
    Palencia Alvarez Tubau, Ceferino
    1960
    The critic airs his views on Leonora Carrington’s work on the occasion of her retrospective at the Palacio de Bellas Artes Museum. According to Palencia, at this point in Carrington’s career her œuvre is widely acknowledged and acclaimed; he [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 765779

  • Una Bienal que peca por defecto
    Cherson, Samuel B.
    1988
    Samuel Cherson, a Cuban living in exile in Puerto Rico, gives a brief account of the history of the Bienal de San Juan del Grabado Latinoamericano y del Caribe [San Juan Biennial of Latin American and Caribbean Graphic Art]. He concludes that the 8th [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 852846