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In this film, Tate archivists introduce the Eileen Agar archives, providing a deeper understanding of how she collected and connected objects. The items in the archive give a window into Agar's world not only detailing her inspirations and aesthetics, but also revealing her personal correspondence and love affair with artist Paul Nash.

Eileen Forrester Agar (1 December 1899 – 17 November 1991) was a British painter and photographer associated with the Surrealist movement.