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About Leonor Anthony

Leonor Anthony is a multidisciplinary artist based in Miami, Florida, with studios in The Hague, Netherlands and Brooklyn, New York. Born in Havana Cuba, she immigrated to the United States with her family as a young child. She is an accredited scholar, artist, photographer and published author. Anthony is world-renowned for her courageous use of materials and by creating works that invoke controversial issues in today’s society.

"The impetus of my work is my need to communicate and share a common human experience. I talk, feel and hopefully touch, through art. My work is my word and my truth."

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Art Series

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Mixed Media

The Mixed Media Collection is an amalgam of works where materials,subject matter, usage and mediums are limitless. Ms Anthony considers these works her “Freedom Playground”.

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Rendezvous Series

The Rendezvous Series is comprised of “conversations” between Leonor Anthony and Jean Michel Basquiat . These works highlight the artists’ significant commonalities which include culture, language influences and life experiences. These works are physically turbulent and instantaneously passionate, imitating the personal connection between the two.

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Flag Series

Leonor Anthony is recognized world-wide for her usage of flags in her work. Her most sought after pieces and commissions come from this series. The common thread is the use of real fabric flags which she intervenes according to the message she is trying to convey paired with her uncommon use of collage technique .Each individual work is wholly manifest and speak its own pictorial language.

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Einstein Series

The Einstein Series is comprised of interdisciplinary works which include digital drawings paintings,mixed media, installations and sculptures. Leonor’s digital Einsteins can be found all over the globe . In 2012 Leonor started her adventure into street art by placing the image of her digital Einstein in cities across the world. Such an activity is now coined “Einsteining”.

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Sculptures/Installations

Anthony is world-renowned for her courageous use of materials and by creating works that invoke controversial issues in today’s society. This is accentuated in her sculptures and installations which are her vehicle of activism. With limitless styles materials, unprecedented assertiveness and jarring compositions, Anthony is able to bring awareness to issues ranging from civil rights, climate change,prison reform and national identity.

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Oil Mono Prints

Monoprinting is a type of printmaking whose true origins are unknown but date back to the late 1400’s. Its unique process incorporates elements of painting and drawing, ensuring that no two prints are exactly alike and making editioning impossible. It is a form of printing on paper from a glass sheet to which oil paint has been applied creating a monotype. Once again becoming another avenue with which to experiment ,adding photography and collage techniques while creating one of a kind array of works.

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Artist Activist

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Activist

Leonor Anthony is recognized for using art as a vehicle of activism. With limitless styles materials and unprecedented assertiveness, characterized by violently expressive color and jarring compositions, Anthony is able to bring awareness to issues ranging from slavery, immigration, women’s empowerment, and environmental preservation.

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