The exhibition Leonor Fini / Pourquoi pas? highlights the diversity of Leonor Fini’s expression and presents paintings, drawings, objects, book illustrations, literature as well as costume design for theatre, ballet and opera. It also includes a selection of portrait photographs of Leonor Fini where she poses in various contexts, many of which are taken by and along with her fellow artists.
The exhibitions’ subtitle Pourquoi pas? (Why not?) refers to a previously unpublished manuscript by Leonor Fini dated 1995, where she compiled short texts from different periods of her life under the title Pourquoi pas? Three of these texts has now been translated from French into English and Swedish and is included in the catalogue accompanying the exhibition.
Weinstein Gallery is honored to lend to this important exhibition.