Solo Exhibitions


1934

"Dorothea Tanning," New Orleans, 1934.

1938

“Dorothea Tanning,” Galesburg Civic Art League, Galesburg, Illinois, December 1938.

1944

"Dorothea Tanning," Julien Levy Gallery, New York, April 1 - 29, 1944. Brochure with essay by Max Ernst.  View Gallery

1945

"Dorothea Tanning," Caresse Crosby Gallery, Washington, March 15 - April 10, 1945.  View Gallery

1948

"Recent Paintings by Dorothea Tanning," Julien Levy Gallery, New York, January 6 - 31, 1948.  View Gallery

1949

"Dorothea Tanning: Paintings," American Contemporary Gallery, Hollywood, California, 1949.  View Gallery

1950

"Les Sept Périls Spectraux: Lithographies en Couleurs par Dorothea Tanning," Galerie Les Pas Perdus, Paris, October 1950.  View Gallery

1953

"Dorothea Tanning," Alexandre Iolas Gallery, New York, January 14 - 31, 1953.  View Gallery

1954

"Dorothea Tanning: Peintures 1949-1954," Galerie Furstenburg, Paris, May 7 - 30, 1954.  View Gallery

1955

"Dorothea Tanning," Arthur Jeffress Gallery, London, February 22 - March 19, 1955. 

1959

"Accueil: Dorothea Tanning," Galerie Le Point Cardinal, Paris, April 1959.  View Gallery

"Dorothea Tanning," Galerie Edouard Loeb, Paris, May 26 - June 13, 1959.  View Gallery

"Dorothea Tanning," Galerie Mouradian & Vallotton, Paris, May 26 - June 13, 1959.  View Gallery

1960

"Le Regard Ébloui: Peintures de Dorothea Tanning," presentation of Jean Desvilles' film on Dorothea Tanning, Tours, France, October 14, 1960. 

1961

"Dorothea Tanning," Alexandre Iolas Gallery, New York, February 23 - March 18, 1961.   View Gallery

"Dorothea Tanning: Dessins en noir et en couleurs," Galerie Le Point Cardinal, Paris, October 16 - 31, 1961. 

"Dorothea Tanning," Galleria Galatea, Turin, 1961. 

1962

"Dorothea Tanning," Edward Loeb, Paris, May 1962. 

"Dorothea Tanning: Peintures 1959-1962," Galerie Mouradian & Vallotton, Paris, May 15 - June 6, 1962.  Catalogue. 

1963

"Dorothea Tanning: Bilder, Gouaches, Zeichnungen, 1957-1963," Galerie der Spiegel, Cologne, June 14 - July 30, 1963.  Catalogue. 

"Personne," Galerie Le Point Cardinal, Paris, June 26 - July 31, 1963.  View Gallery

1964

"Dorothea Tanning, Bilder, Zeichnungen, Collagen," Amerika Haus, Berlin, February 1964. 

"Demain," Galerie Visat, Paris, October 1964. 

1965

"Dorothea Tanning," Alexandre Iolas Gallery, New York, February 11 - March 7, 1965.  View Gallery

"Dorothea Tanning," (works on paper), Galerie Le Point Cardinal, Paris, May 24 - June 15, 1965. 

1966

"Dorothea Tanning: Peintures récentes et petites sculptures d'or," Galerie Le Point Cardinal, Paris, May 24 - June 30, 1966.  Catalogue. 

"Dorothea Tanning," Galerie d’Art Moderne, Suzanne Feigel, Basel, November 12 - December 31, 1966. 

1967

"Dorothea Tanning" (retrospective), Casino Communal, Albert Plage, Knokke-le-zoute, Brussels, June 24 - August 30, 1967.  Catalogue. 

"Dorothea Tanning," Galerie Alphonse Chave, Vence, September 26 - October 31, 1967. 

1969

"Dorothea Tanning," Galerie Alexandre Iolas, Geneva, March 26 - April 30, 1969.  Catalogue. 

1970

"Dorothea Tanning: Sculptures," Le Point Cardinal, Paris, May 26 - June 1970.  Catalogue.  View Gallery

1971

"Dorothea Tanning: Sculpture," Galerie Alexandre Iolas, Milan, February 23 - March 18, 1971.  View Gallery

"Dorothea Tanning: opera grafica," Libraria Einaudi, Milan, February 26 - March 1971. 

"Autour de La Marée," Dorothea Tanning etchings, Galerie Suzanne Visat, Paris, May 7 - June 4, 1971.  View Gallery

1973

"En Chair et En Or," Galerie Editions Georges Visat, Paris, June 4 - 30, 1973.  View Gallery

1974

"Dorothea Tanning: Oeuvre" (retrospective), Centre National d'Art Contemporain, Paris, May 28 - July 8, 1974.  Catalogue.  View Gallery

"Dorothea Tanning," Galerie Jan Krugier, Geneva, November 21 - December 21, 1974.  Catalogue. 

1975

"Dorothea Tanning," Galerie Bel'Art, Stockholm, November - December 1975.

1977

"Dorothea Tanning," Galerie Carneol, Gothenburg, November 4 - December 4, 1977.

1978

"Dorothea Tanning, Drawings, Watercolours and Collages," J.P.L. Fine Arts, London, February 1978.

"Dorothea Tanning: Malningar, Collages, Teckningar, Ochetsningar," Galerie Bel’Art, Stockholm, September 15 - October 8, 1978.    

1979

"Dorothea Tanning: Ten Recent Paintings and A Biography," Gimpel and Weitzenhoffer, New York, October 16 - November 15, 1979. Catalogue. View Gallery

1980

"Dorothea Tanning," Yares Gallery, Scottsdale, Arizona, March 30 - April 21, 1980.

1982

"Dorothea Tanning: Works on Paper," Cavaliero Fine Arts, Basel Art Fair, Basel, June 1982.

1983

"Dorothea Tanning: Paintings," Stephen Mazoh Gallery, New York, September 27 - October 29, 1983. Catalogue.

"Dorothea Tanning: Works on Paper," Schlesinger-Boisante Gallery, New York, September 29 - October 29, 1983.

1987

"Dorothea Tanning: On Paper 1948-1986," Kent Fine Art Inc., New York, January 7 - February 7, 1987. Catalogue.

"Dorothea Tanning," Feingarten Galleries, Los Angeles, April 3 - May 31, 1987.

"Dorothea Tanning," Simms Fine Art Gallery, New Orleans, April 11 - May 16, 1987.

"Dorothea Tanning: On Paper," Hooks-Epstein Gallery, Houston, June 6 - July 8, 1987.

"Dorothea Tanning: Works on Paper," Mangel Gallery, Philadelphia, December 4 - 31, 1987.

1988

"11 Paintings: Dorothea Tanning," Kent Fine Art Inc., New York, May 18 - June 18, 1988. Catalogue. View Gallery

1989

"Dorothea Tanning: Acts on Paper," Hooks-Epstein Gallery, Houston, January 7 - February 7, 1989.

"Emotions," Stephen Schlesinger Gallery, February - March 1989.

"Projects: Dorothea Tanning" (works on paper), Albany Museum of Art, Albany, Georgia, July 21 - September 3, 1989.

"Between Lives: Dorothea Tanning," Runkel-Hue-Williams, London, September 15 - October 13, 1989. Catalogue.

1990

"Messages: Dorothea Tanning," Nahan Contemporary, New York, March 2 - 31, 1990. Catalogue.

1991

"Dorothea Tanning: Soft Sculpture and Works on Paper," Cavaliero Fine Arts, New York, May 20 - June 19, 1991.

"Con-sequences on Paper," Sedona Museum of Art, Sedona, Arizona, October 1 - November 30, 1991 (extended to January 15, 1992).

1992

"Dorothea Tanning: Hail Delirium!" Print Retrospective, New York Public Library, New York City, May 9 - July 18, 1992. Catalogue raisonné of prints. View Gallery

"Mythic Talk: Paintings-Sculptures," Cavaliero/Navarra Fine Arts, New York, May 12 - June 6, 1992.

1993

"Om Konst Kunde Tala" ("If Art Could Talk"), Painting and Sculpture Retrospective. Malmö Konsthall, Malmö, Sweden, April 3 - May 16, 1993. Catalogue.

"Dorothea Tanning: Works 1942-1992," Camden Arts Center, London, September 17 - November 21, 1993. View Gallery

1996

"Dorothea Tanning: Estampes," Association des Amis de Max Ernst, Seillans, July 16 - August 15, 1996.

1999

"Dorothea Tanning: Another Language of Flowers," National Academy of Design, New York, February 17 - 28, 1999. View Gallery

"Dorothea Tanning: Still in the Studio," Boston University Art Gallery, March 5 - April 11, 1999. Brochure. View Gallery

"Dorothea Tanning: Flowers," Zabriskie Gallery, New York, November 23, 1999 - January 22, 2000. Brochure.

2000

"Dorothea Tanning: Birthday Grafiken und Bücher," Max-Ernst-Kabinett, Brühl, Germany, August 25 - December 12, 2000. Brochure.

"Dorothea Tanning: Birthday and Beyond," Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, November 24, 2000 - January 7, 2001. Brochure. View Gallery

2001

"Dorothea Tanning: Prodigal Papers Drawings - Watercolors - Gouaches," La Maison Française, New York University, New York, August 30 - September 28, 2001. View Gallery

"Dorothea Tanning: Collages, Drawings, Watercolors, and a Sculpture," Zabriskie Gallery, New York, September 6 - October 13, 2001.

2005

"Dorothea Tanning: Insomnias, Paintings from 1954-1965," Kent Gallery, New York, October 21 - December 3, 2005. Catalogue. View Gallery

2009

"Dorothea Tanning: Beyond the Esplanade: Paintings, Drawings and Prints from 1940 to 1965," Frey Norris Gallery, San Francisco, November 19, 2009 - January 30, 2010; The Armory Show, New York, March 4 - 7, 2010. Catalogue. View Gallery

2010

"Dorothea Tanning: Early Designs for the Stage," The Drawing Center, New York, April 23 - July 23, 2010.  Catalogue.

"Happy Birthday, Dorothea Tanning!" Maison Waldberg, Seillans, France, July 5 - October 30, 2010.

"Zwischen dem Inneren Auge und der Anderen Seite der Tür: Dorothea Tanning Graphiken," Max Ernst Museum, Brühl, August 25, 2010 - January 30, 2011.

"Dorothea Tanning: 100 years – A Tribute," Galerie Bel’Art, Stockholm, August 28 - September 22, 2010. 

2012

"Dorothea Tanning: Collages," Alison Jacques Gallery, London, June 29 - July 28, 2012. View Gallery

2013

"Dorothea Tanning: Unknown but Knowable States," Gallery Wendi Norris, San Francisco, January 10 - March 2, 2013.  Catalogue. View Gallery

"Dorothea Tanning/Run: Multiples – The Printed Oeuvre," Gallery of Surrealism, New York, March 1 - April 30, 2013.  

2014

"Dorothea Tanning: Web of Dreams," Alison Jacques Gallery, London, July 11 - September 27, 2014.  View Gallery

2015

"Dorothea Tanning: Murmurs," Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York, in collaboration with Alison Jacques Gallery, London, May 11 - June 27, 2015.  View Gallery

2016

"Dorothea Tanning: Flower Paintings," Alison Jacques Gallery, London, September 1 - October 1, 2016. View Gallery

2017

"Dorothea Tanning: Night Shadows​," Alison Jacques Gallery, London, June 2 - 24, 2017. View Gallery