Posts Tagged ‘ Surrealism ’

Dora Maar, More than a Surrealist Muse

Dora Maar, “Assia” (1934) (all photos by the author for Hyperallergic unless otherwise noted)

The Centre Pompidou’s Dora Maar honors Picasso’s famous muse for the pivotal part she clearly, and often daringly, played in the establishment of the European avant-garde.

Source: Dora Maar, More than a Surrealist Muse

Exist Otherwise: The Life and Works of Claude Cahun – Live! From City Lights

Source: Exist Otherwise: The Life and Works of Claude Cahun – Live! From City Lights

A Conceptual Artist Pays Homage to Surrealist Claude Cahun’s Performance of Identity

Claude Cahun, “Self-portrait (kneeling, naked, with mask)” (c. 1928) (© Jersey Heritage)

 

Claude Cahun, “Self-portrait (with Nazi badge between her teeth)” (1945) (© Jersey Heritage)

A Gillian Wearing exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery puts her work in dialogue with her largely forgotten Surrealist inspiration.

Source: A Conceptual Artist Pays Homage to Surrealist Claude Cahun’s Performance of Identity

Notes on Butoh, Dance of the Abject / Medusa Talks Back

Notes on Butoh, Dance of the Abject | Medusa Talks Back.

brightstupidconfetti: Authors on Artists: Amy King on Leonor Fini, Leonora Carrington, and Frida Kahlo

brightstupidconfetti: Authors on Artists: Amy King on Leonor Fini, Leonora Carrington, and Frida Kahlo.

THIS BLOG DESERVES A NEW LIFE « amy king’s alias

THIS BLOG DESERVES A NEW LIFE « amy king’s alias.

Surrealism in Text and Image: A Conversation / Meta-Talon » Talonbooks

‘No.3’, My Linear Heart Series, © Stasja Voluti 2012, self-portrait, digital c-print

Surrealism in Text and Image: A Conversation » Meta-Talon » Talonbooks.