All posts tagged “Remedios Varo

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Blog about some recent reading

I finished Angela Carter’s surreal fantasia The Infernal Desire Machines of Doctor Hoffman a week or so ago, in a bit of a fever at its depraved horniness. Hoffman sprints along with an out-of-the-frying-pan-into-the-fire energy. The story is essentially a picaresque adventure—our narrator Desiderio sets out… Read More

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What is happening here is obvious: that lady who is knitting fisherman’s rib is making animated characters who leave through the window.

What is happening here is obvious: that lady who is knitting fisherman’s rib is making animated characters who leave through the window. Remedios Varo’s description of her painting The Knitting Woman of Verona (1956). From the collection Letters, Dreams & Other Writings. Translated by Margaret Carson. From Wakefield Press.

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Born Again — Remedios Varo

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Unexpected View — Remedios Varo

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The Call — Remedios Varo

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The Juggler — Remedios Varo

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Harmony — Remedios Varo

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