In the Salon de Mai her canvas, called The Descent into the Street, a title lifted from some newspaper or other, provokes wonder. How did she know there would be a monster student uprising, now, complete with tear gas and overturned buses (not in the painting).
La Descente dans la rue (Down into the Streets)
Lundi sans date (Monday without Date)
Les Intrigués de Pekin (Intrigued in Peking)
Chien de samedi
Dorothea Tanning in her studio, Paris
No discernible connection: in Paris a concert of new work by K. Stockhausen fires a new expression, cloth sculptures. Under the title Hôtel du Pavot (Poppy Hotel), a roomful of these may be seen in the permanent collection of the Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris. Americans walk on the moon.
Philosophie en plein air (Fresh-air Philosophy)
De quel amour (By What Love)
Sketch for De quel amour (By What Love)
Move into new house, Seillans. A hundred years earlier it would have been called a “folly.” Stone columns and marble floors and high studios (two). But it was all hers, like a painting, unsigned, an indescribable experience, a qualified enchantment.
Study for Cousins
Pages 14-15 from Projets de 1969-70, a sketchbook of designs for sculptures
Projets de 1969-70, a sketchbook of designs for sculptures
Study for Ouvre-toi (Open Sesame)
Ouvre-toi (Open Sesame)
Canapé en temps de pluie (Rainy-Day Canapé)
Nue couchée (Reclining Nude)