In Wonderland: Women Surrealists at LACMA

This looks like it will be a great show!  In Wonderland: The Surrealist Adventures of Women Artists in Mexico and the United States

Frida Kahlo, Autorretrato con collar de espinas y colibri (Self Portrait with Thorn Necklace and Hummingbird), 1940, Oil on canvas, Canvas: 30 x 24 in
The Mountain Helen Lundeberg c. 1933 Oil on Celotex Canvas: 48 x 54 in. Framed: 58 x 64 in.

 

The exhibition includes works in a variety of media dating from 1931 to 1968, and some later examples that demonstrate Surrealism’s influence on the feminist movement. Iconic figures such as Louise Bourgeois, Leonora Carrington, Frida Kahlo, Lee Miller, Kay Sage, Dorothea Tanning, and Remedios Varo are represented, along with lesser known or newly discovered practitioners.

January 29, 2012–May 6, 2012

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