Judith, a play by Jean Giraudoux, directed by Jean Louis Barrault is produced at the Théâtre de France with costumes by Dorothea Tanning. Meets Karlheinz Stockhausen, composer of avant garde music.
Visite éclair (Lightning Visit)
Costume Design for Judith: Judith
Costume Design for Judith: Holopherne
Touristes de Prague III (Tourists of Prague III)
L’Armade Invincible (The Invincible Armada)
Dorothea Tanning and Max Ernst, Huismes, France
In Paris. Move to 19 rue de Lille. In Huismes visits are too numerous for Dorothea Tanning, who nonetheless finds time to paint: an exhibition of very small canvases at the Galerie Edouard Loeb and a simultaneous show at the Galerie Mouradian-Vallotton of larger works.
Amis ou ennemis? (Friends or enemies)
Aux environs de Paris (Paris and Vicinity)
Plus fort que moi (Beyond Me)
Éperdument (To Distraction)
Ce soir au palais (Tonight at the Palace)
Anges mordus (Driven Angels)
Untitled (Plate 1)
Untitled (Plate 3)
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Untitled (Plate 7)
Untitled (Plate 2)
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Untitled (Plate 9)
An almost year-long bout with sciatica diminishes Dorothea Tanning’s studio activity. Finishes Chiens de Cythère (Dogs of Cythera) on canvas tacked to the rue de Lille dining room wall. In Huismes more visits by, among others, Georges Bataille, Jean Arp, Dominique de Menil. November assassination of President John F. Kennedy devastates all.