I had a completely different post ready for this feature, until I saw the news on Friday that Leonora Carrington died at the age of 94.
Leonora Carrington was a British-born Mexican surrealist painter and novelist. She was the lover and muse to Max Ernst, one of the main founders of the surrealism movement. Read more here, at Art Knowledge News. And the obituary in The Guardian.
"I didn't have time to be anyone's muse... I was too busy rebelling against my family and learning to be an artist." --Leonora Carrington, 1983