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)
Dorothea Tanning is in her big new studio. Sculpture, painting, planning for a future that seems endless. Works in lithography with lithographer Pierre Chave of Vence.
Studies for Hôtel du Pavot, Chambre 202
Hotel (Page 4 for the exhibition catalogue Ouvre-Toi)
Les portes de l’enfer viennent de fermer (Page 11 for the exhibition catalogue Ouvre-Toi)
The Maid Is Late Because She Laid Her Mate
Untitled from Ouvre-Toi
Dorothea Tanning, Paris
Paris and Seillans. Lithography with Pierre Chave. Continues cloth sculpture (until 1974). Meets Robert Ashley, avant garde composer.