(December 16 1908 - October 08 1963)
Spanish painter, Remedios Varo is well-known for her painstaking and brilliantly executed paintings of occult subjects and themes. However, she also wrote semi-fictional, Surrealist “treatises” on science and mysticism. Perhaps her most unusual work is a document entitled De Homo Rodans, a pseudo-anthropological piece meant to accompany her only known sculpture – a figure fashioned from wired chicken, turkey and fish bones.
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Photograph of Remedios Varo in her studio painting Farewell, 1958, courtesy of Walter Gruen
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