The Washington Post

Surrealist artist Leonora Carrington dies at age 94 in Mexico

A detail from "Chiki Ton Pays" by English born and Mexican based artist Leonora Carrington, during a preview of Latin American Art at Sotheby's in New York, Friday, May 22, 2009. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)

Carrington was associated with fellow artists Frida Kahlo and Remedios Varo, and specialized in depicting unsettling images of animals in dreamy, ritual-like landscapes on canvas as well as in sculpture. Read her full obituary here.


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