LEONORA CARRINGTON │ Tate Liverpool → 31 May 2015

1964 mural, The Magical World of the Mayas
1964 mural, The Magical World of the Mayas

Lı̣nwra Carñtn invîts y t dscuvr ɖ fntastcl criešnz v ɖ pṛlific pêntr n inṭnašnli seḷbretd membr v ɖ sriylist muvmnt, Lı̣nwra Carñtn (1917-2011).

Ɖ xibišn xplorz Carñtn’z dvrs crietv practis, têcñ a ṣlẋn v ci pêntñz md ʈrt hr c̣rir az its stātñpýnt. A pṛlific pêntr, ɖ xibišn xplorz hâ Carñtn istablišt hr dstnctv têc on sriylizm. Wrcñ alñsd uɖr ci membrz v ɖ muvmnt, sč az Salvdor Dali n Max Ŕnst, hr pêntñz, fild wɖ xntric caṛctrz ẇč šift btwn plant, animl, hymn, objcts n evrʈñ in btwn, wl rmînd vizitrz unfmiłr wɖ hr wrc v hr btr nôn pirz.

Āğbli mr fems fr hr prsnl lîf ɖn hr āt, hr bîogṛfi z olmst az unyžl az hr māvḷs criešnz. Ɖ dwtr v a welʈi Britiš industrı̣list, in 1935 š trnd hr bac on hr upr-clas upbrññ in nwɖn Ñgḷnd aftr imbācñ upn a complicetd rlešnšp wɖ Ŕnst, n via sriylist srclz in Frans n Ny Ywc, istablišt a ynīc výs wɖn ɖ vîbṛnt crietv culčr v Mexico in 1941.

It wz in Mexico ɖt Carñtn’z practis bgan t xpand n ivolv. Š fild plez, šwt stwriz n txtîlz wɖ hr xtrōdnri wrldz, imbresñ set n costym dzîn fr pṛduẋns includñ hr ôn, Pneḷpi. Lı̣nwra Carñtn wl šôcês hr wrc in pêntñ alñsd xamplz v powtri, sculpčr, taṗstri n dzîn fr ʈiytr n film.

Rfyzñ t b cnstrend or rstrictd bî cnvenšnl limitešnz, Carñtn’z xpandd practis hz md hr an inspirešn t mni cntmprri artists wrcñ acrs crietv čanlz n platfwmz. Hr pêtṛn Edwd Jêmz comntd in 1975 ɖt š hz nvr rlnqišt hr luv v xperimentešn, ɖ rzult biyñ ɖt š hz bn ebl t dvrsifî n xplor a hundṛd or mr tecnīcs fr ɖ xprešn v hr crietv pârz.”

 GAḶRI WEBSAIT


ẆT ĐE SE

Alis Lenkvič, ĀTLIST, 31 Māč 2015
Cresida Coṇli, Đ SPECTETR, 28 Māč 2015
Aḷster Sūc, Đ TEḶGRAF, 9 Māč 2014
Cris Loñ, BBC NYZ, 7 Māč 2015
Caʈrin Jônz, Đ LIVPUL ECO, 5 Māč 2015
Býd Toncin, Đ INDIPNDNT, 4 Māč 2015
Cloi Aridjis, Đ GĀDỊN, 27 Febrri 2015
Mrīsa Brjis, NWĐN SOUL, 20 Febrri 2015
Bābra Weit, LANC̣ŠR LÎF, 13 Febrri 2015
Šālot Higinz, Đ GĀDỊN, 28 Jaňri 2015
Silvano Levi, običri, Đ INDIPNDNT, 28 Me 2011


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