Sunday, May 6, 2012

Thought for the Day

Keep your eye on your inner world
and keep away from ads, idiots, and movie stars.
~ Dorothea Tanning

Dorothea Tanning, 1910 - 2012, Painter, Sculptor, Writer

Coming to That (Graywolf Press, 2011), Poetry Excerpt

Obituary at The New York Times

Artist Profile at Spaightwood Galleries

Profiles at Academy of American Poets, Poetry Foundation, and Poetry Society of America (Selections of Tanning's poetry are available at each link.)

Selections of Tanning's artwork can be seen in this video:


S. Etole said...

A soft chuckle as I read this.

Anonymous said...

that little illinois girl had a wild streak or two...