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Women artists and the surrealist movement /

by Chadwick, Whitney [author.].
Type: materialTypeLabelBookDescription: 256 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 28 cm.ISBN: 0500234353.Subject(s): Women in art | Art, Modern -- 20th century | Women artists -- Psychology | Feminism and the arts | Women artists | Surrealism | Surrealism By Women | Graphic arts Surrealism Women artistsSummary: This pioneering book is the most comprehensive treatment of the lives, ideas and art of the remarkable group of women who were an essential part of the Surrealist movement. Eileen Agar, Leonora Carrington, Léonor Fini, Frida Kahlo, Meret Oppenheim, Dorothea Tanning and many others became embodiments of their age as they struggled towards artistic maturity and their own 'liberation of the spirit' in the context of the Surrealist revolution. ... Publisher description.
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Also published: Boston, Mass. : Little, Brown, [1985]

Includes index.

Bibliography: pages 244-246.

This pioneering book is the most comprehensive treatment of the lives, ideas and art of the remarkable group of women who were an essential part of the Surrealist movement. Eileen Agar, Leonora Carrington, Léonor Fini, Frida Kahlo, Meret Oppenheim, Dorothea Tanning and many others became embodiments of their age as they struggled towards artistic maturity and their own 'liberation of the spirit' in the context of the Surrealist revolution. ... Publisher description.

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