Elba Rodriguez on Leonora Carrington
Take a break from reality with Carrington’s Surrealist painting And Then We Saw the Daughter of the Minotaur.
Feb 19, 2021
In our latest online edition of MoMA’s ArtSpeaks program, a member of our staff shares personal impressions of an artwork in the galleries. Here, member specialist Elba Rodriguez takes a deep dive into the mythic visual world of Leonora Carrington’s Surrealist canvas And Then We Saw the Daughter of the Minotaur.
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