THE SECOND WORLD WAR WAS JUST FINISHED WHEN A YOUNG TALENTED ARTIST ARRIVES IN PARIS: DOROTHEA TANNING.
Of American origin, Dorothea has the good fortune to live the years of youth far from the world conflict, approaching every artistic form under the influence of surrealism. Thanks to his conscious talent she met and attracts the attention of the famous painter Max Ernst who soon became his life partner.
The post-war days go bustling in Paris, just as her artistic production that is frenetic and with the passing of the years she undergoes an evolution of style and form. What remains constant, however, is the subject, sometimes hidden sometimes protagonist, of his works: The female body. The study of the human body inevitably mixes with the historical period in which the paintings are produced with results that are strongly emblematic of the change that the world was undergoing in those years.
On a hot April day in 1971, Dorothea remains alone, losing the only person she really needs. This loss releases a need for experimentation that will lead her to the production of sculptures, poems and novels, making her one of the most inspired and important American artists of the twentieth century.