Eileen Agar played a key role in the Surrealist movement during the 1930s – this large survey at the Whitechapel Gallery (19 May–29 August) shows the range of her influences. She drew on everything from Cubism to classical sculpture in works that ranged from painting to found-object assemblages. With some 150 works, the display traces her seven-decade career from her early years studying at the Slade through to her inclusion in André Breton’s ‘International Surrealist Exhibition’ of 1936, and the prolific and varied output that followed. Find out more from the Whitechapel’s website.
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