April 21- September 23, 2018
Museo de Arte Moderno, Mexico City
Gallery Wendi Norris is pleased to celebrate the opening of the highly anticipated retrospective, Leonora Carrington: Magical Tales, curated by Stefan van Raay and Tere Arcq, featuring 200 pieces from over 60 years of Carrington’s artistic production. A collaboration between the Museo de Arte Moderno and the Palacio de Bellas Artes, the exhibition brings together mural and easel painting, sculptures, graphics, rugs, masks, photographs, books and personal objects, ranging from collections of Mexico, USA and Europe. Visitors will gain insight into Carrington’s pictorial imagery which reflects influences of poetry, literature, philosophy, and expressions of ancient Mayan and Celtic civilizations. The retrospective will also be accompanied by a catalogue containing scholarly essays that provide unique insights into Carrington’s life and work.