Current and Upcoming Exhibitions

"Dorothea Tanning: Flower Paintings" at Alison Jacques Gallery in London, and runs through October 1, 2016.  The show features six paintings from 1997-98, including Convolotus alchemelia (Quiet-willow window).

The installation piece Hôtel du Pavot, Chambre 202 (Poppy Hotel, Room 202) (1970-73) will be included in the exhibition "An Imagined Museum. Works from the Centre Pompidou, the Tate and the MMK" at the Centre Pompidou, Paris, October 21, 2016 - March 27, 2017. 

"Dalí, Ernst, Miró, Magritte...Surreal Encounters from the Collections Edward James, Roland Penrose, Gabrielle Keiller, Ulla and Heiner Pietzsch," will be on view at the Hamburger Kunsthalle October 7, 2016 though January 22, 2017, and then travel to the Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam, in Spring 2017.

"Artists and Lovers," a show exploring artistic relationships, is on view at the Ordovas Gallery, London, through October 29, 2016, followed by a presentation in New York, November 2016 - January 2017.


New Publications

A Public Space has just published a portfolio of Dorothea Tanning's writings in its Spring 2016 issue.  Entitled "Dreams of A Year," this selection focuses on the period c. 1947, when she was living in Sedona, Arizona, and includes the short story "Dream It Or Leave It" (an English translation of "Rêvez-le ou ne le lisez pas" that was first published in French in 1947), journal notes, and letters to artists Muriel Streeter and Joseph Cornell. 

Ongoing Projects

We are looking for information about a number of paintings in the effort to fully document Dorothea Tanning's work for a catalogue raisonné.  If you have seen any of these paintings, please contact us.

Sailor's Dream (1943)

Tempête en Blanc (Tempest in White) (1947) 

Bon Soir