Begins long friendship with Joseph Cornell who shows his films at Gypsy Rose Lee’s house on east 63rd Street. Summer in Sedona, Arizona with Max Ernst, surrealist painter. Fall: Participation in Dreams That Money Can Buy, a film by Hans Richter.
Portrait of Muriel Levy
Eine Kleine Nachtmusik
Green Sun with Pirates
Simplified Botany—The Land
Dorothea Tanning, Sedona, Arizona
Summer at Great River, Long Island with Max Ernst, Julien and Muriel Levy. Autumn. First one person exhibition at the Julien Levy Gallery.
Rêve de Luxe (Dream of Luxury)
A Mrs. Radcliffe Called Today
Invitation to the exhibition "Dorothea Tanning," Julien Levy Gallery, New York, 1944
Cover for the brochure for the exhibition "Dorothea Tanning," Julien Levy Gallery, New York, 1944
Dorothea Tanning, Great River, Long Island
Illustration for Ramon Sartoris’s If Caesar Be
Illustration for Ramon Sartoris’s The Clue of the Wrong Thing
Illustration for Ramon Sartoris’s From Core to Rind
The Civilizing Influence
Summer in Amagansett, Long Island. A nuclear bomb is dropped on Hiroshima, another on Nagasaki. End of war. Dorothea Tanning meets George Balanchine who asks her to design a forthcoming ballet The Night Shadow. Works on ballet sets and costumes until November when she is stricken with encephalitis. By the end of the year she is recovering enough to finish the designs.
Chess Tournament at Julien Levy Gallery, January 6, 1945