About this work
Oil on canvas
12 x 18 1/4 in.
In her own words...
Alain Jouffroy: The figures that could be recognized in your early work are literally no longer identifiable. Are you consciously dealing with what could be called the exploding identity in people? How do you experience it?
–from “Interview with Dorothea Tanning" in Dorothea Tanning, retrospective exhibition catalogue, Malmö, Sweden: Malmö Konsthall, 1993, p. 57. This interview was originally published as "Questions pour Dorothea Tanning entretien avec Alain Jouffroy, Mars 1974,” in Dorothea Tanning: Oeuvre, retrospective exhibition catalogue, Paris: Centre National D'Art Contemporain, 1974.