Remedios Varo

Remedios Varo

(World) Madrid, Spain
Fan account of Remedios Varo Uranga, a Spanish-Mexican para-surrealist painter and anarchist.

Born in Girona, Spain in 1908, she studied at the Real Academia de Bellas Artes de San Fernando, Madrid. During the Spanish Civil War she fled to Paris where she was greatly influenced by the surrealist movement. The very first works of Varo's, a self-portrait and several portraits of family members, date to 1923 when she was studying for a baccalaureate at the School of Arts and Crafts.
In 1924, aged 15, she enrolled at the Real Academia de Bellas Artes de San Fernando, in Madrid, the alma mater of Salvador DalĂ­ and other renowned artists. Varo got her diploma as a drawing teacher in 1930. At school, surrealistic elements were already apparent in her work, as it had arrived to Spain from France, and she took an early interest in it. While in Madrid, Varo had her initial introduction to Surrealism through lectures, exhibitions, films, and theater. She was a regular visitor to the Prado Museum and took particular interest in the paintings of Hieronymus Bosch, most notably The Garden of Earthly Delights.
More at https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Remedios_Varo

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Solar Music by Remedios Varo
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Mimicry by Remedios Varo
Microcosm by Remedios Varo
Emerging Luz by Remedios Varo
The Call by Remedios Varo
The Flight by Remedios Varo
Expedition Aqua Aurea by Remedios Varo
Invocation by Remedios Varo
Ambulatory internship by Remedios Varo
Hairy Locomotion by Remedios Varo
Towards The Tower by Remedios Varo
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Quiador by Remedios Varo
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The Minotaur by Remedios Varo