Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Remedios Varo (female Surrealism)

the flutist

Remedios Varo's fanciful allegories -- rivers that flow out of wineglasses, troubadours who play music on strands of women's hair, men's coats that become boats -- are frequently inured by themes of isolation and confinement. Not surprising, given that the Spanish anarchist fled Europe before the start of World War II.

hairy locomotion

what do we get?
1- emblematic androgynous figures with heart-shaped faces, large almond eyes, and the aquiline noses,
2- kind of self-portraiture,
3- sense of isolation,

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