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Leonor Fini, Surrealist Sorceress

Friday 19 May @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

| £8

Leonor Fini, Surrealist Sorceress

Lecture – Dr Sabina Stent

Leonor Fini (1918 – 1996) was a self-styled high priestess of glamour within the circle of the surrealists, with her her flamboyant costumes and Persian cats — once attending a roof garden party to celebrate the Witches’ Sabbath in “knee-length white leatherette boots and a cape of white feathers”.  Yet she embodied a fierce feminism and lived the life a powerfully committed artist. This lecture introduces her extraordinary life, and looks at her interpretations of female beauty and her legacy. Sabina Stent is an independent scholar who researches, writes and lectures on the subject. Her PhD thesis was “Women Surrealists: Sexuality, Fetish, Femininity and Female Surrealism” (Birmingham, 2012).

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Time: 7.15 pm for a 7.30 pm start

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Date:
Friday 19 May
Time:
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Cost:
£8
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Treadwell’s Bookshop
33 Store Street
Bloomsbury London, WC1E 7BS United Kingdom
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020 7419 8507

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Leonor Fini Lecture£8.00£8. Leonor Fini, Surrealist Sorceress Lecture. Fri 19 May, 7.30 pm.