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Leonor FiniThe brilliant bisexual cat-lady of surrealism

Leonor Fini was an Argentinian Badass Female Artist born on August 30, 1907. Fini contributed to the Surrealist movement, worked in Italy, France, and died on January 18, 1996.

“Je peins des tableaux qui n’existent pas et que je voudrais voir.”
“I paint pictures which do not exist and which I would like to see.”

Surrealism is a powerful theme in art because it empowers imagination and self-definition, what curator Alyce Mahon called the act of 'self-fashioning.'

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Two Women

1939

Portrait of Mrs. Hasellter

1942

Portrait of a woman with acanthus leaves

1946

The Passenger

1964

La Grange Batelière

1977

The Crossroads of Hecate

1977-1978

Ubu The Magical Cat

1979

Return Voyage No.2

1985

The Metamorphosis of a Woman

1987

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