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    Joanna Moorhead with Jennifer Higgie

    Joanna Moorhead & Jennifer Higgie: Art on the Edge

    What draws so many female artists – historical and contemporary – to spiritualism, dreams and alternative belief systems?

    Overlooked by (male) art historians for decades, artists’ explorations of spiritual and mythical realms are now being recognised as important challenges to the universal ideal of the ‘Man of Reason’, with the last Venice Biennale titled The Milk of Dreams after a story by legendary Surrealist artist Leonora Carrington.

    To discuss their part in this reappraisal of the otherworldly are Joanna Moorhead, Carrington’s cousin and author of new biography Surreal Spaces: The Life and Art of Leonora Carrington; and Jennifer Higgie, former Frieze magazine editor and author of The Other Side: A Journey into Women, Art and the Spirit World.

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    Debutante and Other Stories

    £10.79 £11.99
    In this first complete edition of Leonora Carrington's short stories, written throughout her life from her early years in Surrealist Paris to her late period in Dirty War-era Mexico City, the world is by turns subversive, funny, sly, wise and disarming.

    Down Below

    £8.99 £9.99

    Hearing Trumpet

    £8.00 £9.99
    One of the first things ninety-two-year-old Marian Leatherby overhears when she is given an ornate hearing trumpet is her family plotting to commit her to an institution. Soon, she finds herself trapped in a sinister retirement home, where the elderly must inhabit buildings shaped like igloos and birthday cakes.

    Skeleton's Holiday No 24

    £1.80 £2.00

    Surreal Spaces: The Life and Art of Leonora Carrington

    £25.00 £30.00

    The Mirror and the Palette: Rebellion, Revolution and Resilience: 500 Years of Women's Self-Portraits

    £9.00 £10.99
    A dazzlingly original and ambitious work of art history, intertwining biography and cultural history, and packed with tales of rebellion, adventure, revolution, travel and tragedy

    The Other Side: A Journey into Women, Art and the Spirit World

    £18.00 £22.00
    The first major work of art history to focus on women artists and their engagement with the spirit world, by one of the foremost art writers at work today

    The Surreal Life of Leonora Carrington

    £9.00 £12.99
    A personal biography of Leonora Carrington, the debutante who ran away to Mexico and became one of the world's most significant surrealist artists.

    Joanna Moorhead with Jennifer Higgie

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