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Dorothea Tanning

 (1910 - 2012)
Dorothea Margaret Tanning was active/lived in New York, Illinois / France.  Dorothea Tanning is known for surrealist painting, soft sculpture, etching, writing.

Biography   Dorothea Tanning

Following is the obituary of the artist as published online in The New York Times, February 1, 2012:

Dorothea Tanning, Surrealist Painter, Dies at 101, by Grace Glueck

Dorothea Tanning, a leading Surrealist painter of the 1930s whose path had led her from the small town of Galesburg, Ill., to a whirlwind life in the international art world, died on Tuesday at her home in Manhattan. She was 101.

Her death was confirmed by Mimi Johnson, a niece.

Married for 30 years to the Surrealist painter and sculptor Max Ernst, Ms. Tanning became well known in her own right for her vivid renderings of dream imagery. Much later in life, after she had reached 80, she gained a different kind of attention when she began to c

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