Fantastic women : surreal worlds from Meret Oppenheim to Frida Kahlo /

Frida Kahlo was just one of them: between 1930 and the 1960s many more women artists contributed to the Surrealist movement than has hitherto been assumed. The male Surrealists surrounding André Breton mostly saw them only as partners or models, but this volume shows how much more these women artist...

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Other Authors / Creators:Pfeiffer, Ingrid, editor.
Other Corporate Authors / Creators:Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt, host institution.
Louisiana (Museum : Humlebæk, Denmark), host institution.
Format: Book
Imprint: Frankfurt : Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt ; Humlebaek : Louisiana Museum of Modern Art ; Munich : Hirmer, [2020]
Table of Contents:
  • Fantastic Women In Europe, The US, And Mexico / Ingrid Pfeiffer
  • 'Great Art Is Always Male-Female' : Meret Oppenheim and the Utopian Dream of Androgyny / Heike Eipeldauer
  • Fantastic Visions : Women Photographers and Surrealism / Patricia Allmer
  • Germaine Dulac, The Seashell And The Clergyman / Rebecca Herlemann
  • Sheila Legge : Pork Chop or Not / Silvano Levy
  • Jane Graverol And Rachel Baes : The Feminine Side of Belgian Surrealism / Laura Neve
  • 'I Am Not A Painter' : The Toyen Universe / Annabelle Görgen-Lammers
  • Dorothea Tanning, Surrealism, And 'Unknown But Knowable States' Of Being / Alyce Mahon
  • Maya Deren, Meshes Of The Afternoon / Rebecca Herlemann
  • Leonora Carrington : A Door into an Imaginary Self / Gabriel Weisz Carrington
  • Magical Encounters : The Surrealist Women in Mexico / Tere Arcq
  • Unica Zürn And The Sister Arts / Karoline Hille
  • 'I'm not searching for an identity. I have too much identity.' : The Sculptress Louise Bourgeois and the Spirit of Surrealism / Christiane Meyer-Thoss
  • Louise Bourgeois In Words
  • Artists' biographies / Rebecca Herlemann and Kirsten Degel.