Mary Corse

Mary Corse (b. 1945), Untitled (White Multiple Inner Band), 2003.  Glass microspheres and acrylic on canvas, 96 x 240 in. (243.8 x 609.6 cm).  Courtesy Kayne Griffin Corcoran, Los Angeles, Lehmann Maupin, New York; and Lisson Gallery, London. Photograph © Mary Corse "Ideas define its form ... words are too deceptive."  -Mary Corse, "White Light,"…

Leonora Carrington; To Study the Numbers from Surrealist Portfolio VVV, 1941; Etching; 8 × 9 7/8 in; 20.3 × 25.1 cm; Dallas Museum of Art

Leonora Carrington

Leonora Carrington (1917–2011) is perhaps more known for her Surrealism paintings than her writings. At a time when just a few women appeared on the modern art scene that was dominated by men, Carrington stood out with her fantastic rendering of mystical creatures in dreamscapes. Done with a whimsical sense of humor, some of her creatures…

Another 2 Books and 1 Magazine| Maya Deren | Peggy Guggenheim |The Gentlewoman |

https://youtu.be/H0tDufAxI2I Like my previous 3 books list, this week's reading recommendation starts with books by and of two women who played pivotal roles in the shaping of the 20th century Western modern art tradition. Not only for their accomplishments in the arts, they are both women of unique personal styles. Like the 2 books and…