Tanning at the Tate

The dominant tale of art history is to assume Dorothea Tanning was not a surrealist until her husband hailed her that when walking into her studio in 1942, much as Duchamp claimed Freya Von Freytag-Loringhoven’s urinal, his own. Witnessing this phenomenal retrospective of the radically free Tanning, who married Max Ernst in 1946, at 36, in a double marriage with Juliet Browner and Man Ray, … Continue reading Tanning at the Tate