Perle Fine: The Cool Series

3 December 2020 - 20 February 2021
First and foremost, Perle Fine (1905-1988) considered herself a painter. however, she also experimented with a variety of mediums and multiple modes of abstraction throughout her career. Beginning art studies in her teenage years, Fine went on to read illustration and graphic design, exposing her to a range of disciplines before moving on to etching, drawing and collage. Throughout her 50 year career, Fine was consistently challenged and motivated by her identity as a female artist. Her entry into the New York art world of the 1940s defied principles that Haworth currently tackles as a female artist and advocate.