Leonor Fini’s “Self-Portrait with Red Turban” (1938), left, and the undated “Bust of a Woman.” Credit 2018 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York/ADAGP, Paris; Weinstein Gallery, San Francisco.
“She always felt that identity was just a mask,” Ms. Rivera said. “So the masks that she chose to wear were more true than her biological face.”
(Daniel McDermon, “Sex, Surrealism and de Sade: The Forgotten Female Artist Lenor Fini,” NYTimes, 11-6-18)
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