(1925 - 2005)
Mimi Parent was active/lived in Quebec / France, Canada, Switzerland. Mimi Parent is known for surrealist painting, tableaux boxes.
Jean Benoit and Mimi Parent (1948)
Biography Mimi Parent
Mimi Parent (1924 - 2005)
Mimi Parent was an expatriate Canadian Surrealist* painter, sculptor and printmaker. She was born in Montreal (Outremont), Quebec, Canada; lived most of her life since 1948 in Paris, France; and died in Villars-sur-Ollon, Switzerland. She was a student of Alfred Pellan and an associate of Andre Breton and Marcel Duchamp.
Her works are in the Montreal Museum of Contemporary Art, Quebec; the Quebec Museum of Fine Arts, Quebec City; the National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa; Tate Modern, London, England; and the Museum of Modern Art, New York.
Her work and her life is discussed in Surrealism and Painting (1965) by André Breton; "Surrealist Women: An International Antholo
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