Angels of Anarchy, Women Artists and Surrealism

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Image credits

Home Page
Top
Lola Alvarez Bravo
Frida sentada contra la ventana [Frida Kahlo Seated, Arms Crossed, Close Up], (detail) c. 1945
Photograph
26 x 20
Courtesy of Galería Juan Martin, property of Manuel Alvarez Bravo Martinez

Middle

Penny Slinger
I Hear What you Say, (detail) 1973
Photographic collage
35 x 47
The Penrose Collection, England
© Penny Slinger

Bottom
Meret Oppenheim
Pelzhandschuhe [Fur Gloves with Wooden Fingers], 1936-39
Fur gloves with wooden fingers in a plexiglas box
5 x 10 x 21 each
Ursula Hauser Collection, Switzerland © DACS 2009

Explore Angels

Themes: Landscape

Jane Graverol
L’Esprit saint [The Holy Spirit] (detail), 1965
Oil on canvas
Private collection, Dilbeek, Belgium
© DACS 2009 Photo © Alain Breyer

Lee Miller
Portrait of Space, (detail) 1937
Photograph
30.0 x 27.8
Lee Miller Archives, England
© Lee Miller Archives, England 2009. All rights reserved www.leemiller.co.uk

Portrait/Self Portrait

Frida Kahlo
Diego y Frida 1929-1944 (I) [Diego and Frida 1929–1944 (I)], 1944 [also called Double Portrait of Diego and Me (1)] (detail)
Oil on wood with painted shell frame
26 x 18.5
Private collection
© Banco de Mexico, Diego Rivera & Frida Kahlo Museums Trust, Mexico D.F./DACS 2009

Claude Cahun
Self-portrait, (detail) 1927
Photograph
11.7 x 8.9
Courtesy of the Jersey Heritage Collections

Still Life

Mimi Parent
Maîtresse [Mistress], 1996
Hair, leather, wooden box
47.5 x 35 x 5.6
Collection MONY VIBESCU
© Jean Benoit

Elisa Breton
Untitled, n.d.
Assemblage: embalmed birds of paradise, display unit with red painted metallic Mexican egg, natural foam, and mink head in a box lined with blue velvet
42 x 36 x 31.5
The Vera and Arturo Schwartz Collection of Dada and Surrealist Art
The Israel Museum Jerusalem
© DACS 2009 Photo: © The Israel Museum Jerusalem

Interior

Dorothea Tanning
Eine Kleine Nachtmusik, (detail)
Oil on canvas
Tate.
Purchased with assistance from The Art Fund and the American Fund for the Tate Gallery, 1997
© ADAGP, Paris and DACS, London 2009

Remedios Varo
Insomnia, (detail)
Gouache on paper
The Vera and Arturo Schwartz Collection of Dada and Surrealist Art
The Israel Museum Jerusalem
© DACS 2009 Photo: © The Israel Museum Jerusalem

Fantasy

Jane Graverol
L’École de la vanité [The School of Vanity] (detail), 1967
Oil and collage on panel
R.Ortmans
© DACS 2009

Léonor Fini
Le Bout du monde [The Ends of the Earth] (detail), 1948
Oil on canvas
Private collection
© DACS, London and ADAGP, Paris/Scala Florence 2009

Press Releases

Penny Slinger
I Hear What you Say, (detail) 1973
Photographic collage
35 x 47
The Penrose Collection, England
© Penny Slinger

Visiting

Schools Visits

Marion Adnams
The Distraught Infanta, (detail) 1944
Oil on panel
53.5 x 43.3
Manchester City Galleries
© John Rooks. Photo © Manchester City Galleries


Events

Talks and Lectures: The Lives of Lee Miller

Lee Miller
Portrait of Space, (detail) 1937
Photograph
30.0 x 27.8
Lee Miller Archives, England
© Lee Miller Archives, England 2009. All rights reserved www.leemiller.co.uk

Talks and Lectures: Women Surrealists and the Politics of Eros

Mimi Parent
Maîtresse [Mistress], 1996
Hair, leather, wooden box
47.5 x 35 x 5.6
Collection MONY VIBESCU
© Jean Benoit

Talks and Lectures: Curator’s Talk

Dorothea Tanning
Eine Kleine Nachtmusik, (detail)
Oil on canvas
Tate.
Purchased with assistance from The Art Fund and the American Fund for the Tate Gallery, 1997
© ADAGP, Paris and DACS, London 2009

Talks and Lectures: ‘Womb-Magic’ and ‘the Coral of the Mind’: Eileen Agar’s Surrealism.

Angel of Anarchy, 1936–40
Textiles over plaster and mixed media
52 x 31.7 x 33.6
Tate. Presented by the Friends of Tate Gallery
© The Estate of Eileen Agar


Talks and Lectures: Sphinx: Leonor Fini and Surrealism

Léonor Fini
Le Bout du monde [The Ends of the Earth] (detail), 1948
Oil on canvas
Private collection
© DACS, London and ADAGP, Paris/Scala Florence 2009


Talks and Lectures: Women Surrealists: Imagining/Imagining the Self

Claude Cahun
Self-portrait, (detail) 1927
Photograph
11.7 x 8.9
Courtesy of the Jersey Heritage Collections

Talks and Lectures: Woman in Plural: Czech Surrealism’s Women Artists

Emila Medková
Haarwasserfall [Cascade of Hair] from the cycle Schattenspiele [Shadow Games], 1949
Black-and-white photograph
39.5 x 30
Estate of Emila Medkova © Eva Kosáková

Be Surreal

Add to the Poem

Lola Alvarez Bravo
Frida sentada contra la ventana [Frida Kahlo Seated, Arms Crossed, Close Up], (detail) c. 1945
Photograph
26 x 20
Courtesy of Galería Juan Martin, property of Manuel Alvarez Bravo Martinez

Exquisite Corpse History

Nusch Eluard, Valentine Hugo, André Breton, Paul Eluard
Cadavre exquis (detail) c.1930
Coloured crayon on black paper
32.5 x 25.1
Private collection, courtesy The Mayor Gallery, London