Eileen Agar

1899–1991

Eileen Agar, 'Angel of Anarchy' 1936–40
Angel of Anarchy 1936–40
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Eileen Forrester Agar (1 December 1899 – 17 November 1991) was a British painter and photographer associated with the Surrealist movement.

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Archives & Access project: Animating the Archives – a new video series

Rebecca Sinker, Curator: Digital Learning introduces a new video series on the Tate archive: Animating the Archives
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The 'Comic Sublime’ : Eileen Agar at Ploumanac’h

In 1936 the English surrealist Eileen Agar photographed the extraordinary rock formations at Ploumanac'h in Brittany. This paper examines ...

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Perspectives: Negotiating the Archive

Archives are more prominent than ever, not only in art practice and theoretical discourse but also in popular culture. An ...

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MicroTate 9: Angel of Anarchy

Kate Davis reflects on Eileen Agar’s Angel of Anarchy 1936–40