Leonor (Eleonora) Fini
(1907 - 1996)
Leonor (Eleonora) Fini was active/lived in Italy, France, Argentina. Leonor Fini is known for surreal female figure painting and drawing, book illustration.
"Sex, Surrealism and deSade: The Forgotten Female Artist Leonor Fine," Exhibition Review by Daniel McDermon, Nov. 6, 2018, the Art & Design Section of The New York Times
, re, the exhibition: “Leonor Fini: Theater of Desire” at the Museum of Sex through March 4, 2018.
The artist Leonor Fini worked tirelessly throughout most of the 20th century, often alongside universally acknowledged masters such as Max Ernst, André Breton and George Balanchine. Her paintings and designs were shown in London, Paris and New York over decades. Portraits of her, an eccentric European artiste draped in wild costume at fancy masquerade balls, regularly appeared in magazines such as Life.
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