Dorothea TANNING (1910-2012)

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Dorothea TANNING (1910-2012)
Dorothea TANNING (1910-2012) Evening in Salonika, 1965 Oil on canvas Signed lower right and dated Titled, countersigned and dated on the back 90 x 116 cm Provenance : Galerie Le Point Cardinal, Paris (label on back) Kunsthalle Bern (label on back, date not specified) Maurice Chevalier, Marnes-la-Coquette (circa 1974) Sale Me Renard, Drouot, 15/01/2003, lot 11 Exhibitions : - Paris, Galerie Le Point Cardinal, "Peintures récentes. Petites sculptures d'or", May 24 - late June 1966, no. 16 (repr. in catalog). - Tel Aviv, Tel Aviv Museum, "Le Surréalisme", December 1966 - January 1967, no. 103 (label on back). - Paris, Centre National d'Art Contemporain, "Dorothea Tanning: Œuvre, retrospective, May 28 - July 8, 1974, no. 51 (repr. p.68) From the 1950s onwards, her visions became increasingly blurred: dislocated, monstrous bodies dislocated and monstrous bodies of humans and animals (The Rose and the Dog, 1952), coiled up intertwined in unidentifiable spaces. Threats and calls of desire: if the artist expresses its omnipotence, she also reveals its subterranean, fetishizing drive. subterranean, fetishizing and profoundly "deforming" - all distressing states of consciousness of consciousness of the corporeal self, akin to Freudian uncanny. (Source: Agnès de La Beaumelle)
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