Leonora Carrington, requested by reader Brandon Z., is one of the last living original Surrealists. The English-Mexican artist was singled out by Salvador Dali as "the most important female artist," but today she's probably more well-known for her colorful life than her colorful paintings.
1. Born into a wealthy English family, Leonora Carrington was sent to some of the best schools, including two convent schools. The high-spirited Carrington was thrown out of both convent... READ ON