REMEDIOS VARO | ARMONÍA (AUTORRETRATO SUGERENTE)
The Vanguard Spirit: Modern and Surrealist Masterworks from an Important Estate
REMEDIOS VARO | ARMONÍA (AUTORRETRATO SUGERENTE)
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REMEDIOS VARO | ARMONÍA (AUTORRETRATO SUGERENTE)

Estimate: 2,000,000 - 3,000,000 USD
The Vanguard Spirit: Modern and Surrealist Masterworks from an Important Estate

REMEDIOS VARO | ARMONÍA (AUTORRETRATO SUGERENTE)

Estimate: 2,000,000 - 3,000,000 USD
Lot sold:6,186,800USD

Description

The Vanguard Spirit: Modern and Surrealist Masterworks from an Important Estate

REMEDIOS VARO

1908 - 1963

ARMONÍA (AUTORRETRATO SUGERENTE) 


Signed R. VARO (lower right)

Oil on Masonite

29½ by 36½ in.

75 by 92.7 cm

Painted in 1956.

Provenance

Marisole Wörner Baz, Mexico City

Galería Arvil, Mexico City

Jack Mondlak, New York (acquired from the above and sold: Christie's, New York, May 18, 1988, lot 26)

Acquired at the above sale

Literature

Raquel Tibol, "Primera investigación de Remedios Varo" in Novedades, México de la Cultura, Mexico City, July 28, 1957, illustrated n.p. 

José Luis Arreguín, "El mundo mítico de Remedios Varo" in Perfumes y Modas, Mexico City, December 1958, illustrated in color n.p. 

Raquel Tibol, "Remedios Varo" in Política, Mexico City, October 15, 1963, illustrated n.p.

Octavio Paz & Roger Caillois, Remedios Varo, Mexico City, 1966, n.n., illustrated in color p. 11

Bambi, "Remedios Varo" in Revista de Revistas, Mexico City, April 28, 1968, illustrated in color n.p. 

Tere, "Remedios Varo: un homenaje con su propia creación pictórica" in Novedades, Mexico City, October 25, 1971, illustrated in color n.p. 

Patricia Montelongo, "Un mundo de magia y revelaciones" in El Heraldo, Mexico City, November 12, 1971, illustrated in color n.p. 

Gloria Orenstein, "Women of Surrealism" in The Feminist Art Journal, New York, Spring 1973, illustrated n.p.

Gonzalo Celorio, El surrealismo y lo real-maravilloso americano, Mexico City, 1976, n.n., illustrated p. 89 

Edouard Jaguer, Remedios Varo, Paris, 1980, n.n., illustrated in color pp. 37-38

"Remedios Varo 1913/1963" in Tiempo Libre, Mexico City, October 7, 1983, illustrated in color on the cover 

José Luis Alcubilla, "El surrealismo ha existido, existe y existirá. Entrevista con Walter Gruen" in Uno Más Uno, Sábado, Mexico City, October 8, 1983, illustrated n.p. 

Fernando Martín Martín, "Remedios Varo, pintora de lo maravilloso" in Lápiz, Madrid, February 1985, illustrated in color n.p. 

Whitney Chadwick, "The Muse as Artist. Women in the Surrealist Movement" in Art in America, New York, July 1985, illustrated in color n.p. 

Whitney Chadwick, Women Artists and the Surrealist Movement, Boston, 1985, illustrated in color pl. 177

Peter Engel, "The Art of Remedios Varo. A Struggle Between the Scientific and the Sacred" in Technology Review, Cambridge, October 1986, illustrated in color n.p. 

Janet Kaplan, "Remedios Varo. An Art Essay" in Feminist Studies, College Park, Spring 1987, illustrated n.p.

Janet A. Kaplan, Unexpected Journeys: The Art and Life of Remedios Varo, New York, 1988, n.n., illustrated in color p. 190

Francisco Calvo Seraller, "Biografía de una mujer surrealista" in El País, Madrid, November 4, 1988, illustrated n.p.

Remedios Varo (exhibition catalogue), Madrid, Fundación Banco Exterior, 1988, no. 84, illustrated in color n.p.

Beatriz Varo, Remedios Varo: en el centro del microcosmos, Madrid, 1990, n.n., illustrated p. 168  

Masayo Nonaka, "Remedios Varo" in Studio Voice, Tokyo, September 1991, illustrated in color n.p. 

Mariana del Valle, "Retrospectiva de Remedios Varo en Washington, D.C." in Geomundo, Mexico City, February 2000, illustrated in color p. 81

Ricardo Ovalle & Walter Gruen, Remedios Varo: Catálogo Razonado, Mexico City, 2002, no. 161, illustrated in color p. 195 

Exhibited

Mexico City, Galerías Excélsior, Primer Salón de la Plástica Femenina, 1958, no. 34 

Mexico City, Museo de Arte Moderno, La Obra de Remedios Varo, 1964, no. 24

Mexico City, Museo de Arte Moderno, Autorretrato y obra, 1966, no. 75 

Mexico City, Museo de Arte Moderno, Obras de Remedios Varo, 1971, no. 81, illustrated in color in the catalogue

Mexico City, Museo de Arte Moderno, Remedios Varo 1913-1963, 1983, no. 4 

New York, Jeffrey Hoffel Gallery, Women Surrealists, A Selection of Works from 1930-1950, 1985, n.n.

New York, The New York Academy of Sciences & Washington, D.C., National Academy of Sciences, Science in Surrealism: The Art of Remedios Varo, 1986, n.n., illustrated in color in the catalogue