Ms. Tanning in 2010 by Sylvia Plachy
The Dorothea Tanning Foundation has confirmed that American surrealist painter, sculptor and poet Dorothea Tanning died on January 31, 2012 at the age of 101. Tanning, a brilliant artist, writer and the oldest surviving Surrealist, had been married to German painter Max Ernst for thirty years until his death in 1976. In 2011, Graywolf Press had published Coming to That, a book of new poems from Ms. Tanning.
Max Ernst and Dorothea Tanning
via Vulture & Dangerous Minds
images via The Dorothea Tanning Foundation
photos by Lee Miller, Robert Bruce Inverarity and Sylvia Plachy