We’ve teamed up with Tate Modern to offer all Stylist readers 2-for-1 advance tickets to the Dorothea Tanning exhibition, which is running from 27 Feb – 9 June 2019.
This is the first large-scale exhibition of Dorothea Tanning’s work for 25 years. It brings together works from her seven-decade career – from enigmatic paintings to uncanny sculptures.
Tanning wanted to depict ‘unknown but knowable states’: to suggest there was more to life than meets the eye. She first encountered surrealism in New York in the 1930s. In the 1940s, her powerful self-portrait Birthday 1942 attracted the attention of fellow artist Max Ernst – they married in 1946. Her work from this time combines the familiar with the strange, exploring desire and sexuality.
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UK18+ only. Normal exclusions apply. This offer is valid to use for 27 Jan – 27 Feb 19 only. This offer cannot be used in conjunction with any other discounts or promotions. No cash alternatives. Subject to availability. The promoter reserves the right to cancel offers at any time. Offer closes 11:59pm 27 Feb 19. Promoter: The Stylist Group. Supplier: Tate Modern.
- Dorothea Tanning Eine Kleine Nachtmusik 1943 Tate Purchased with assistance from the Art Fund and the American Fund for the Tate Gallery 1997
- Dorothea Tanning Hôtel du Pavot, Chambre 202 1970-1973 Musée National d’Art Moderne - Centre Pompidou (Paris, France) Acquired in 1977. Centre Pompidou, París. Musée national d´art moderne / Centre de création industrielle
- Dorothea Tanning Self-Portrait 1944 San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. Purchase, by exchange, through a fractional gift of Shirley Ross Davis
All imagery provided courtesy of Tate Modern.