The Surreal Life of Leonora Carrington by Joanna Moorhead

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This portrait of an artist may not crack all the secrets of Carrington’s coded practice, but it does reveal she was not a signed-up surrealist.
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Published April 6, 2017
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Guardian

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Reviewed by Vanessa Thorpe on Apr 09 2017

This portrait of an artist may not crack all the secrets of Carrington’s coded practice, but it does reveal she was not a signed-up surrealist.

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Good
Reviewed by Paul Laity on Apr 05 2017

Indeed, The Surreal Life of Leonora Carrington is not simply a biography, but also a spirited account of the author’s friendship with her father’s famous cousin, who had long refused to return to Britain.

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Reviewed by Rachel Spence on Mar 31 2017

“She trusted me,” writes Moorhead. Published in time for the centenary of Carrington’s birth, the book — which strikes a balance between art criticism and cracking storytelling — justifies Carrington’s faith.

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