Lot 7
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Remedios Varo (1908-1963)

Estimate
150,000 - 200,000 USD
Sold
185,000 USD
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Description

  • Remedios Varo
  • Recuerdo de la Walkyria
  • signed upper right
  • gouache on paper affixed to artist board

Provenance

Galería Juan Martín, Mexico City
Luis Atristáin, Mexico
Private Collection, Mexico

Exhibited

Mexico, Galería de Arte Mexicano, Exposición Internacional del Surrealismo: Aparición de la gran esfinge nocturna, relojes videntes, perfume de la quinta dimensión, marcos radioactivos, invitaciones quemadas, January-February 1940, no. 79
Mexico, Museo de Arte Moderno, Obra de Remedios Varo, 1913/1963, October-November 1971, no. 2
Washington, D.C., National Museum of Women in the Arts, February 10-May 29, 2000; Chicago, Mexican Fine Arts Center Museum, June 16-August 20, 2000; The Magic of Remedios Varo, p. 56, illustrated in color; also p.32-5 discussed and illustrated in color
Los Angeles, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, January 29-May 6, 2012; Québec, Musée National des Beaux-Arts du Québec, June 7-September 3, 2012; Mexico City, Museo de Arte Moderno, September 27, 2012-January 13, 2013; In Wonderland, The Surrealist Adventures of Women Artists in Mexico and the United States, no. 45, p. 69, illustrated in color

Literature

Justino Fernández, Anales del Instituto de Investigaciones Estéticas, Mexico, 1941, p. 93, discussed
Ida Rodríguez Prampolini, Surrealismo y Arte Fantástico en México, Mexico, 1969, p. 76, discussed
Walter Gruen, "Remedios Varo: Visión perdurable de una artista", Siempre! La Cultura en México, November 24, 1971, illustrated and discussed
Raquel Tibol, Frida Kahlo: Una vida abierta, Mexico, 1983, p. 73, discussed
Lourdes Andrade, "La Pintura surrealista en México, Cronología mínima", México en el arte, December 1984, illustrated and discussed
Jorge Díez-Gutierrez, "Anales. Artista excepcional", Ovaciones, September 3, 1984, illustrated and discussed
Fernando Martín Martín, "Remedios Varo, pintora de lo maravilloso", Lápiz, February 1985, illustrated and discussed
Perla Schwartz, "Pintoras de México, Remedios Varo", El Universal, September 11, 1988, illustrated and discussed
Raquel Tibol, Remedios Varo: Apuntamientos y Testimonios, Madrid, 1988, p. 44, discussed
Fernando Martín Martín, "A Una artista desconocida", Remedios Varo, Madrid, 1988, p. 17, discussed
Janet A. Kaplan, Remedios Varo, Unexpected Journeys, Mexico,1988, no. 52, p. 59, illustrated
Beatriz Varo, Remedios Varo: En el centro del microcosmos, Madrid, 1990, p. 185, illustrated in color
Héctor Orestes Aguilar, "Remedios Varo. La Combustión Celestial", Novedades, Semanario Cultural, May 13, 1990, illustrated
Emmanuel Guigon, "Imágenes y textos en la obra de Remedios Varo", Remedios Varo. Arte y literatura, Teruel, 1991, p. 161, illustrated in color
Walter Gruen, "Remedios Varo, en búsqueda de la armonía", Remedios Varo. Arte y Literatura, Teruel, 1991, p. 45, discussed
Alberto Blanco, Teresa del Conde, Salomon Grimberg, Janet A. Kaplan, Remedios Varo, Catálogo Razonado, Segunda Edición Ampliada, Mexico, 1998, cat. 40, p. 244, illustrated
Luis-Martín Lozano, The Magic of Remedios Varo, Washington, 2000, p. 32-5, discussed and illustrated in color
Walter Gruen, Anna Alexandra Varsoviano de Gruen, et. al., Cinco Llaves del Mundo Secreto de Remedios Varo, Mexico, 2008, p. 212, illustrated in color
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