Dorothea Tanning
American, 1910-2012
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Collected by major museums
Tate, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
Selected exhibitions
2018
From The VAULT,
Kent Fine Art
2017
THE IRRATIONAL AND THE MARVELOUS,
Des Moines Art Center
The Time Is N♀w,
Michael Rosenfeld Gallery

An active artist for nearly 70 years, Dorothea Tanning began her career as a Surrealist, later moving away from the movement to create the raw and prismatic merging of color planes she called “Insomnias”. Tanning’s earlier works, like Fatala (1947), are heavily representational, favoring strong line, shading, and …

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