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Video: Leonora Carrington: Britain’s lost surrealist | Art and design | The Guardian

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Leonora Carrington escaped a stultifying Lancashire childhood to run off with Max Ernst and hang out with Picasso and André Breton in 1930s Paris. She fled the Nazis, escaped from a psychiatric hospital in Spain and became a national treasure in Mexico. What happened to one of Britain’s finest – and neglected – surrealists?

Read the full story here: Video: Leonora Carrington: Britain’s lost surrealist | Art and design | The Guardian

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