Dorothea Tanning paintings. Unknown but Knowable States.
Dorothea Tanning paintings …
… are presented in an art catalogue. It is published by Gallery Wendi Norris.
Unknown but Knowable States is an 80-page exhibition catalogue. It includes an introduction by Wendi Norris. There is also an essay by Dr. Catriona McAra.
Dr. McAra completed her doctoral thesis on the art and literature of Dorothea Tanning in History of Art at the University of Glasgow. She is currently Research Assistant in Cultural Theory at the University of Huddersfield, England. Dr. McAra is working on her first monograph. It is a visual reading of Tanning’s novel Chasm: A Weekend.
This art exhibition catalogue is printed in Asia by Star Print Brokers in Bellevue Washington. SPB works with clients worldwide. They print books and catalogues in Asia and the United States. SPB also offers book design.
Unknown but Knowable States is a soft cover book. The stock is a coated, matte finish. The first thing to see when opening the catalogue is a tip-in sheet. It is a translucent vellum sheet. The vellum is printed with a sepia-toned photograph of Dorothea Tanning. It is bound with the text block. This translucent page is placed before the first blank page of the book. An identical vellum sheet is bound as the last page. The catalogue’s cover is printed on a heavier matte stock.
From the website:
Gallery Wendi Norris presents a contemporary and modern program with an emphasis on fostering dialogue among artists working over diverse time periods and geographic locations. They are artist working in a wide array of media, including painting, sculpture, photography, video and installation. The gallery operates in both the primary and secondary markets. It represents artists working today: Simone Leigh, Chitra Ganesh, Julio Cesar Morales, Tomokazu Matsuyama, and Val Britton. Gallery Wendi Norris worked closely with the estates of Dorothea Tanning, Wolfgang Paalen, Leonora Carrington and Remedios Varo for over a decade. Founded with an emphasis on scholarship and education, the gallery publishes researched exhibition catalogues. They also sponsor artists talks, and hosts visiting academics, among other initiatives.
Purchase this catalogue, and see more Dorothea Tanning paintings at the website.