Fini, Leonor

Title

Fini, Leonor

Birth Date:

1907

Death Date:

1996

Nationality:

Argentina

Dates in Paris:

1931-1939

Address in Paris:

Hotel de la Paix on the Quai d’Anjou
37 boulevard St. Germain
1935 lived 11, rue Payenne

Exhibitions:

1931 Galerie Jacques Bonjean, 34, rue de La Boétie, Paris “comme ils se voient, comme ils sont,” 33 artists self portraits with photographs
1932 Galerie Jaccques Bonjean, 34 rue de la Boétie, Paris, text by Jean Cassou, Nov. 24-Dec. 7, 1932 (director at the time was Christian Dior)
1933 Musée de Grenoble, donation of count Emmanuel Sarmiento, with works by Tozzi, de Pisis, Prompolini, Fillia, Cascella
1933 exhibition of surrealist drawings at Galerie des 4 chemins organized by Paul Eluard
1933 Musée du Luxembourg, Paris, Contemporary Italian Painting Gallery, with Tosi Sironi, De Chirico, de Pisis, Carra, Severini, Campigli, January
1933 Galerie de Paris, Dec. 14-31
1934 Galerie Les Quatre Chemins, 99, Boulevard Raspail, Paris, drawings and gouaches, -June 11 1934
1935 Dec. Galerie les Quatre Chemins, Dessins surrealists, with Arp, De Chirico, Dali, Ernst, Hayter, V. Hugo, Miro, Man Ray, Tanguy, Picasso
1936 Galerie Jacques Bonjean, 34 rue de la Boétie
1936 Exposition surréaliste d’objets, Galerie Charles Ratton, with “Couverture d’un livre ayant séjourné dans la mer”
1937 Galerie Les Quatre Chemins, Paris, Groupe surréaliste français
1938 (June-July) Galerie Montaigne, Paris, with Eugène Berman and Pierre Roy
1938 participated in Venice biennial
1939 (open July 5) Galerie Drouin, place Vendôme, Paris, directors René Drouin and Léo Castelli, Meubles surrealists, with Eugene Berman, Max Ernst, Valentine Hugo, Meret Oppenheim
1939 (April) Galerie Contemporaine, Paris, Le Rêve dans l’art
1939 (May) Organized an exhibition at Leo Castelli’s Galerie Drouin 17, place Vendôme, surrealists and decorative objects

Notes:

Fini was born in Argentina, but grew up in Italy. Her mother was Italian, her father was of Italian descent, but a citizen of Argentina

Citation

“Fini, Leonor,” Transatlantic Encounters: Latin American Artists in Interwar Paris, accessed February 27, 2024, https://transatlanticencounters.rrchnm.org/items/show/5251.

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