February 2, 2012

The furry monster and the naked girl

Here's a 2002 Chester Higgins, Jr., image of Dorothea Tanning in her New York home that ran with Grace Glueck's NY Times obituary. I love the painting in the background. Can anyone identify it?


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6 comments:

Tableau vivant (Living Picture)
1954
Oil on canvas
45 3/4 x 35 in.

by, Tanning

Currin & Picabia got nothing on her. Nor Koons.

Thanks, Paul, for posting info about the image.
--Sharon

I love it!! She was a towering talent!

Daniel S

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