Edited by Sean Kissane.
Irish Museum of Modern Art. Dublin. 2013. First edition. Hardback, 4to; gold cloth-bound boards with debossed blue geometric pattern and black titles, oval die-cut to front board and endpaper, obi band to rear panel. 176 pages. Over 150 illustrations in colour and b&w. English. 305 x 200mm. 1kg. 9781938922206. Very good; slight shelf wear, some slight knocks to edges of boards.
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.