Leonora Carrington, my Mother - Gaby Weisz

Leonora Carrington, my Mother - Gaby Weisz
 
  8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
 Free

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Leonora Carrington's son discusses his new memoir about his mother with Viktor Wynd in a Zoom Lecture

Since her death in 2011, the legendary Surrealist Leonora Carrington has been reconstructed and reinvented many times over. In his new book, Gabriel Weisz Carrington draws on remembered conversations and events to demythologise his mother, revealing the woman and the artist behind the iconic persona. He travels between Leonora’s native England and adopted homeland of Mexico, making stops in New York and Paris and meeting some of the remarkable figures she associated with, from Max Ernst and André Breton to Remedios Varo and Alejandro Jodorowsky. At the same time, he strives to depict a complex and very real Surrealist creator, exploring Leonora not simply in relation to her romantic partners or social milieus but as the artist she always was. A textured portrait emerges from conversations, memories, stories and Leonora’s engagement with the books that she read. Using the act of writing to process and understand the death of his mother, the author has produced a moving and fascinating account of life, art, love and loss.

Leonora Carrington is one of Viktor Wynd’s most enduring obsessions, her work is in his museum and surrounds him at home.

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2021-06-13 20:00 2021-06-13 20:00 Europe/London Leonora Carrington, my Mother - Gaby Weisz Leonora Carrington's son discusses his new memoir about his mother with Viktor Wynd https://www.ianvisits.co.uk/calendar/2021/06/13/leonora-carrington-my-mother-gaby-weisz-251230 ,,,

This is an online video event, please check the organiser for details about how to watch.