A new exhibition at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art celebrates the female Surrealists of the United States and Mexico.  According to the museum, “While their male counterparts usually cast women as objects for their delectation, female Surrealists delved into their own subconscious and dreams, creating extraordinary visual images.  Their art was primarily about identity:  portraits, double portraits, self-referential images, and masquerades that demonstrate their trials and pleasures.”  Works by Frida Kahlo, Muriel Streeter, Remedios Varo are represented and the exhibition runs through May 6th at the Resnick Pavilion.

The Chess Queens by Muriel Streeter, 1944

For more information, visit the museum website.  If you cannot make the exhibition, you can purchase the book here.

-Jayme Catalano