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Dorothea Tanning in the most important living surrealist painter, as well as an accomplished sculptor, designer and poet. Tanning moved to New York in the early 1930s where she discovered Dada and Surrealism. By the early 1940s Tanning was working on her own surreal paintings while supporting herself as a commercial artist. in 1942 she met Max Ernst, they played chess, fell in love, and were later married in a double wedding along with Man Ray and Juliet Browner.  She has developed her own individual style over the course of a career that spans seven decades. On August 25, 2010, she celebrated her 100th birthday.

Description: Hard bound with dust jacket, in publishers slipcase as issued. An exhaustive monograph with hundreds of plates, many in color, with contributions in prose and poetry by John Cage, James Merrill, with an Afterword by Tanning. Chronology, Bibliography, and Index of plates. This is a great monograph on the artist!

Bookseller Inventory# 25309


Dorothea Tanning
Tanning, Dorothea; Bailly, Jean Christophe; Morgan, Robert C.

Publisher: George Braziller, N. Y.
Publication Date: 1995
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Near Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine
Edition:    1st Ed.

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