Thursday, March 24, 2005

Postcard Number one

I could buy a postcard with one of my favorite authors (She was more mexican than spaniard in reference to her work)
Her name is Remedios Varo, this is a little bio

Remedios Varo (1908-1963) was born in Spain and educated in Spanish convent schools. Her father was a hydraulic engineer, which had a recurring influence in her work. Her artistic training was strict and academic, from which she fled into Barcelona's bohemian artistic circle. She was married to the poet Benjamin Peret, and her widower, publisher Walter Gruen. She moved to Paris where she became involved within the Surrealist movement. Forced into exile by the Nazis, she settled in Mexico City where her numerous retrospectives have drawn record crowds.
Some people say She studied with Dali I have to doubt it (it was possible She was in contact to him thought) I guess her work looks more to her teacher another girl that was british..I can not recall her name..the funny thing you can see in the work of Remedios Varo and her teacher are all the references to witchcraft...funny ....JESUS ANTONIO

2 comments:

Sask 1 said...

Nice to see you back.I spent quite some time in Barcelona.I went to visit the village of Cadaques where Dali lived and which is now a museum dedicated to his work.
June

antonio said...

wow!!! good to hear you were in Barcelona..I am planning myself to go next year...And well you know I like Dali a lot!!!
And thank you for the welcome it was really fun my vacation, I need to write the scope ot the following days but I guess tomorrow I will do so!!
BTW Lupita is going to call me until sunday to go out, seems She is going on vacation hahah well Murphy`s Law....JESUS ANTONIO