Edited by Sean Kissane.
Dublin. Irish Museum of Modern Art. 2013. First edition. Gold cloth-bound hardback, with debossed blue geometric pattern and black titles, oval die-cut to front board and endpaper. 164 pages. Over 150 illustrations in colour and b&w. 305 x 200mm (12 x 7¾"). 1kg. 9781938922206. English. Fine; as new, in shrink-wrap.
The scarce catalogue for an exhibition of Leonora Carrington's work at the Irish Museum of Modern Art in Dublin. The catalogue examines the themes of metamorphosis, madness and transformation that run through Carrington's surrealist artworks and writings. Carrington's mother was Irish and the influence of Irish folklore and history on the artist's imagery is also discussed. The catalogue includes an interview between Leonora Carrington and Hans Ulrich Obrist.