Dream It or Leave It

Portfolio Dorothea Tanning
Translated from the French by Tess Scriptunas and Pamela S. Johnson

I am afraid, too, of unforeseen events, cats, acts of violence, sickness, steep hills, the power of the unknown and my own potential. All unsurprising fears.
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Dorothea Tanning (1910–2012 ) was an artist and writer. Her books include two poetry collections, Coming to That and A Table of Content (both Graywolf); the novel Chasm: A Weekend (Overlook); and the memoirs Between Lives: An Artist and Her World (Norton) and Birthday (Lapis). Her paintings and sculptures are in the collections of the Tate Modern, the Centre Georges Pompidou, the Philadelphia Museum of Art, and the Museum of Modern Art in New York, among many others.

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