Art of the 20th Century

 



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Dorothea Tanning




 


 


Dorothea Tanning

(b Galesburg, IL, 25 Aug 1910).

American painter, sculptor, illustrator, stage designer and writer. She studied at the school of the Art Institute of Chicago in 1932 before moving to New York, where she saw the exhibition Fantastic Art, Dada, Surrealism (1936–7; New York, MOMA) and was inspired to become a painter. After meeting Max Ernst in 1942 she became part of the group of exiled Surrealists living in New York during World War II. Her first one-woman exhibition took place at the Julien Levy Gallery in 1944.
 

 

 

Dorothea Tanning


 

Etched Murmurs






Body and face
1973





Week-end
1973




 

Etched Murmurs


 

Still in the Studio
1979


 

Merrillium trovatum
1997


 

Crepuscula glacialia
1997


 

Notes for an Apocalypse
1978


 

Evivia
1987


 

Untitled


 

Heartless
1980


 

Abstraction
1960


 

Ignoti Nulla Cupido
1960


 

Matinee Classique
1961


 

Bayou  


 

Sans Titre
1970


 

The Burning Bridge


 

To The Rescue
1965


 

Untitled
1939


 


The Rose and the Dog
1951


 


Insomnias


 

Some Roses and their Phantoms


 


Death and the Maiden
1953


 


Ignoti Nulla Cupido


 

La Maree - Plate I (Justification Page)


 

La Maree - Plate II (Frontispiece)


 

La Maree - Plate VI (Untitled - Page 19) 


 

La Maree - Plate IX (Untitled - Page 37)


 

La Maree - Plate X (Untitled - Page 43)


 

La Maree - Plate XI (Untitled - Page 49)


 

Untitled


 

Pincushion to Serve as Fetish
1965


 

Nue couchee
1970


 


Tragic Table
1973


 


Revelation at the End of the Month
1973


 


Sofa on a Rainy Day
1973


 


Dorothea
collage

 
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