Carrington, Big Badger Meets the Domino Boys,
1986. Egg tempera on panel. 24 1/4 x 30 inches.
Born in 1917 in the north of England.
Leonora Carrington's work reveals the influences of fourteenth-century
Italian painting, Celtic literary sources, and English nursery rhymes.
She spent many years in Mexico, drawn to its symbolic imagery. Big
Badger Meets the Domini Boys combines humans and animals as did the
fairy tales she heard while growing up. She often uses animals to represent
In 1972, Carrington created a Women's Liberation poster, Mujeres Consciencia,
that was carried from Mexico City to New York City to celebrate the feminist