Journal of Surrealism and the Americas, Vol 4, No 1 (2010)

Remedios Varo's Mexican Drawings

Rosa Berland


The Spanish painter Remedios Varo spent the years of 1941-1963 in exile in Mexico. It is here that she produced her most inventive work, a fusing of various European and indigenous influences and motifs, generating a new form of Surrealism that would come to be regarded as a seminal contribution to Latin American modernist practice and particularly important to the development of Mexican Surrealism.

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