Remedios Varo Uranga
(1908 - 1963)
Remedios Varo Uranga was active/lived in Mexico, France. Remedios Varo is known for Surrealist painting, mysticism and symbolism.
Biography Remedios Varo Uranga
Remedios Varo Uranga (December 16, 1908 - October 8, 1963)
She was a Spanish-Mexican, para-surrealist painter and anarchist. She was born María de los Remedios Alicia Rodriga Varo y Uranga in Anglès, a small town in the province of Girona, Spain in 1908. Her birth helped her mother get over the death of another daughter, which is the reason behind the name. In 1924 she studied at the Real Academia de Bellas Artes de San Fernando, Madrid. During the Spanish Civil War she fled to Paris where she was greatly influenced by the surrealist movement. She met her second husband (after her death it was discovered that she had never divorced her first husband, painter Gerardo Lizarraga), the French surrealist poe
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