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Leonora Carrington dies at 94; a leading figure of the Surrealist movement
Leonora Carrington dies at 94; a leading figure of the Surrealist movement

Reporting from Mexico City -- She painted eerie rituals with cloaked figures in forests, dancing deer with trees growing from their backs, and breathing buildings that shot planets and stars. Leonora Carrington, a leading figure of the Surrealist movement and perhaps the last great living Mexican artist, died Wednesday in Mexico City, the government said. She was 94. Carrington painted, drew, made sculptures, and wrote fiction and plays over a career that spanned much of the 20th century and featured affairs and friendships with some of the greatest artists of her time. Surrealist painter Max Ernst was an early lover in Paris. Remedios Varo was a close friend and fellow female painter in...

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