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Alice Rahon, El tucán y el arco iris, 1967. Courtesy of Gallery Wendi Norris

Uncovering Alice Rahon

OCTOBER 1-NOVEMBER 5, 2022

Gallery Wendi Norris
436 Jackson Street
San Francisco, CA 94111

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The subject of renewed interest from museums and scholars in recent years, Alice Rahon (1904-1987) was a Surrealist poet in her native France and then took up painting in Mexico, where she was invited by Frida Kahlo in 1939 and eventually became a citizen. Not surprisingly, language informed her art, as did her fascination with indigenous cultures, prehistoric cave paintings, and the natural environment; her work incorporates sand, crushed volcanic stone, feathers, and butterfly wings. Uncovering Alice Rahon is the artist’s first solo gallery exhibition in decades.

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