Dorothea Tanning – In Memoriam

Last week, Surrealist artist and writer Dorothea Tanning passed away at the age of 101. Art critic Jerry Saltz wrote a short yet heartfelt piece about her contribution to the surrealist movement as a woman and her influence on contemporary women artists – find it here.

Eine Kleine Nachtmusik, 1943

An extensive catalog of her work along with quotes and passages is available on the Dorothea Tanning Foundation’s website,


About Women and Their Work Gallery

Known for its pioneering spirit, embrace of artistic innovation, and commitment to Texas audiences and artists, Women & Their Work Art Space is a one of a kind statewide non-profit organization. Voted “Best Gallery” numerous times in the Austin Chronicle Readers Poll, Women & Their Work Gallery showcases exhibitions of contemporary art throughout the year and presents performances, readings, film screenings and educational outreach programs.
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