Leonor Fini

Italy

Artist biography

Leonor Fini is a modern visual artist, who was born in Italy - other established artists such as Luca Buvoli, Alberto Biasi, Ugo Riva, Diego Scroppo, and Giongo Maurizio were also born in Italy.

Exhibitions

Leonor Fini most recent exhibition recorded on Artland was at Mitchell Algus Gallery in New York with the exhibition Acquired on eBay (and from other surrogate sources). The exhibition was open from 10 January 2020 until 22 February 2020. Leonor Fini's other most recent exhibitions recorded on Artland include the exhibitions at; ClampArt in New York (14 August 2019 - 27 September 2019) with the name Sex Crimes and DIE GALERIE in Frankfurt (04 September 2019 - 08 November 2019) with the name Surrealism and Beyond.

Leonor Fini in private collections

On Artland Leonor Fini's works can be found in the collection of Collezione Tatanini, who for instance also has works by other artists including Farhad Farzali, Choi Jun Kun, and Thomas Flechtner.

Historical Context of Italy

The classical era of the Romans has exerted a consequential influence on the cultural and intellectual development of Italy, contributing to the uniqueness of the country and its immense artistic heritage. Italy is also the country that epitomizes the Renaissance, “Riniscita” in its original language, which translates to “rebirth”. From the early 1400s, the Renaissance has been an intense era of cultural and political awakenings, inducing revivals in art, architecture, music, poetry and philosophy. Although greatly tormented by the fascism of Mussolini in the modern and contemporary era, Italy has never lost its place as one of the most fundamental artistic centres, home to pioneering movements such as Futurism and Arte Povera, as well as the expressive painting of the Transavanguardia and the Minimalism related to the Zero Movement. Some highly eminent Italian artists from the twentieth and twenty first centuries include Giorgio Di Chirico, Giacomo Balla, Giorgio Morandi, Alberto Giacometti, Lucio Fontana, Michelangelo Pistoletto, Francesco Clemente and Mimmo Paladino.

Leonor Fini

  • Artworks in Collections 1
  • Exhibitions 5

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