Surrealism Leslie George Hurry
“Leslie George Hurry (10 February 1909– 20 November 1978) was a British artist and set designer for ballet, theatre and opera.
Hurry was born in London, where his father, A. G. Hurry, was a funeral director in St John’s Wood. Leslie Hurray was educated at Haberdashers’ Aske’s Boys’ School before, resisting pressure to join the family business, he attended St. John’s Wood Art School and the Royal Academy Schools. Leaving the Royal Academy School of Painting in 1931, before the completion of his five-year scholarship, his first commission was from a brewing firm to decorate a chain of saloon bars with landscape murals.
A papier-mâché tray by Hurry, showing a circus artiste hanging off the back of a black horse”……………….More