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Between lives : an artist and her world

Author: Dorothea Tanning
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Fourteen years ago, the artist Dorothea Tanning published Birthday, a collection of reminiscences. In this book, she expanded those reminiscences into a memoir of her journey through the last century as confidant, collaborator, and muse to some of its most inspired minds and personalities : a diverse assemblage that ranges from the fathers of dada and surrealism to Virgil Thompson, George Balanchine, Alberto  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Creative nonfiction
Autobiographie
Biography
Named Person: Dorothea Tanning; Max Ernst; Dorothea Tanning; Dorothea Tanning; Dorothea Tanning; Dorothea Tanning; Max Ernst; Dorothea Tanning
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Dorothea Tanning
ISBN: 0393050408 9780393050400
OCLC Number: 45962942
Notes: Expands on: Birthday, 1986.
Includes index.
Description: 378 p., [32] p. of plates : ill. ; 22 cm.
Contents: Headlong --
Before and always --
Flight --
An artist remembers --
Cactus and stars --
Paris with a patina --
In "the garden of France" --
Provence and a house --
Plummeted bird --
A time suspended --
Unfinished picture --
Veils and verities.
Responsibility: Dorothea Tanning.
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Fourteen years ago, the artist Dorothea Tanning published Birthday, a collection of reminiscences. In this book, she expanded those reminiscences into a memoir of her journey through the last century as confidant, collaborator, and muse to some of its most inspired minds and personalities : a diverse assemblage that ranges from the fathers of dada and surrealism to Virgil Thompson, George Balanchine, Alberto Giacometti, Dylan Thomas, Truman Capote, Joan Miro, James Merrill, and many more. At its center is the relationship, tenderly rendered, between the author and her famed husband, the enigmatic surrealist Max Ernst.

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