“Dorothea Tanning: Behind the Door, Another Invisible Door


Image: Dorothea Tanning, Notes for an Apocalypse, 1978, oil on canvas, 50 x 62 in (127 x 157 cm).

Dorothea Tanning: Behind the Door, Another Invisible Door

Tate Modern, London
February 27 – June 9, 2019

Gallery Wendi Norris is pleased to celebrate the opening of “Dorothea Tanning: Behind the Door, Another Invisible Door”, on view at the Tate Modern today through June 9, 2019.

This comprehensive exhibition is the first major retrospective of Tanning’s work in the United Kingdom since 1993, which includes her expressive body of work produced over six decades from the 1930s to the 1990s. Over 100 works will be on view including paintings, drawings, costume and set designs for ballets, “soft” sculptures, novels and poems.

The exhibition is organized by the Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid in collaboration with Tate Modern, and is co-curated by Alyce Mahon, Reader in Modern and Contemporary Art History at University of Cambridge, and Ann Coxon, Curator, International Art, Tate Modern.


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