Leonor Fini

Surreal ideas about sex: how Dorothea Tanning and Leonor Fini resisted being pigeonholed by their gender

On The Art Newspaper podcast this week, we explore the life and work of two women connected to Surrealism whose work had until recently been overlooked

Don’t call me a woman artist: overlooked Surrealists. Plus, Klimt/Schiele

We talk to Alyce Mahon, the curator of the Dorothea Tanning exhibition in Madrid, and adviser for the Leonor Fini show in New York about the art and life of the two surrealist artists. Plus, as a spate of shows open in Europe and the US, we discuss how Klimt and Schiele compare. Produced in association with Bonhams, auctioneers since 1793.

Three exhibitions to see in New York

From Yasumasa Morimura’s play on Western paintings at Japan Society to Leonor Fini’s freedom at the Museum of Sex

Leonor Fini, an artist who always put herself on top, finally gets her due at New York’s Museum of Sex

The nonconforming artist, who was accepted by the Surrealists but never identified with them, has an art historical resurrection at an unlikely venue

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