"A Letter to the Post Office," Tin House Magazine, Vol. 6, no. 3 (Spring 2005), pp. 191-192.


Chasm: A Weekend. New York: Overlook Press, and London: Virago Press, 2004.


La Vie Partagée.  (French language edition of Between Lives). Paris: Christian Bourgois Éditeur, 2002.


Between Lives: An Artist and Her World. New York: W.W. Norton, 2001.


"François Hugo."  Claire Siaud and Pierre Hugo, eds. Bijoux d'Artistes/Artists' Jewels: Hommage à François Hugo. Aix-en-Provence: Les Cyprès Editeur, 2001, p. 35.


Dorothea Tanning: Birthday and Beyond. Exhibition brochure. Philadelphia: Philadelphia Museum of Art, 2000.


"Another Language of Flowers" (Introduction).  Another Language of Flowers: Paintings: Dorothea Tanning; Poems: James Merrill, Harry Matthews, Rosanna Warren, Debora Greger, Adrienne Rich, Anthony Hecht, Richard Howard, J.D. McClatchy, W.S. Merwin, John Ashberry, Steven Yenser, Brenda Shaughnessy. New York: George Braziller Publisher, 1998, pp. 9-11.   


"The Julien Levy I Knew." Ingrid Schaffner and Lisa Jacobs, eds. Julien Levy: Portrait of an Art Gallery. Exhibition catalogue. Cambridge, Massachusetts: MIT Press, 1998, pp. 15-19.


"To the Editors." The New York Review of Books, January 9, 1997, p. 57.


"A Memoir (Charles Henri Ford)." The Café Review, Vol. 7 (Summer 1996), pp. 9-10.


"Artist's Chronology" and  "Afterword."  Dorothea Tanning. New York: George Braziller, 1995, pp. 339-354 and pp. 355-363.


To Paint. An excerpt from Birthday. New York: Nadja Press, 1995.


Birthday. (Japanese language edition). Japan: Saikisha, 1993.


"Souvenirs." Dorothea Tanning. Retrospective exhibition catalogue. Malmö, Sweden: Malmö Konsthall, 1993.


"Chronology" and notes on works. Dorothea Tanning: Hail Delirium!  A Catalogue Raisonné of the Artist's Illustrated Books and Prints, 1942-1991.  Roberta Waddell and Louisa Wood Ruby, eds.  New York: The New York Public Library, 1992.


"Statement." Surrealism and Women. Mary Ann Caws, Rudolf Kuenzli, and Gwen Raaberg, eds. Cambridge, Massachusetts: MIT Press, 1991, p. 228.


Birthday. (German language edition). Cologne: Kiepenheuer & Witsch, 1990.


Untitled statement. Dorothea Tanning: "Messages." Exhibition catalogue. New York: Nahan Contemporary, 1990, p. 21.


"Some Parallels in Words and Pictures." Pequod: A Journal of Contemporary Literature and Literary Criticism, Nos. 28-30 (1989), pp. 167-173.


Birthday. (French language edition). Paris: Christian Bourgois, 1989.


Födelsedag. (Swedish language edition of Birthday). Stockholm: Bokförlaget Trevi, 1988.


Birthday. Santa Monica: The Lapis Press, 1986.



Worlds in Miniature: Max Ernst and His Books. Exhibition brochure. New Haven: Yale University Library, 1983.


"To the Editors." The New York Review of Books, December 4, 1980, p. 57.


"Dorothea Her Lights and Shadows (A Scenario)." Translated from XXe Siècle, Paris, September, 1976. Reprinted in Dorothea Tanning: 10 Recent Paintings and a Biography. Exhibition catalogue. New York: Gimpel-Weitzenhoffer Gallery, 1979.


"Dorothea, ses jeux, son enfer..." Dorothea Tanning: Numéro Special de XXe Siècle. Paris: Editions XXe Siècle, 1977, pp. 5-15.


Oiseaux en péril. Prose by the artist with eight color etchings by Max Ernst. Paris: Editions Georges Visat, 1975.


"Note Biographique." Dorothea Tanning. Exhibition catalogue. Geneva: Galerie Alexandre Iolas, 1969, p. 4.


"To the Editors." The New York Review of Books, February 9, 1967, p. 31.


"Note Bibliographique." Dorothea Tanning. Paris: Jean-Jacques Pauvert Éditeur, 1966, p. 152.


"Chronology." Dorothea Tanning. Exhibition brochure. New York: Alexandre Iolas Gallery, 1965, unpaginated.


"Legend." From "About Max Ernst: At Eye Level, Poems and Comments" in Max Ernst: 30 Years of His Work, A Survey. Exhibition catalogue. The Copley Galleries, Beverly Hills, 1949, p. 16.


"Rêvez-le ou ne le lisez pas." Translated by Jeannine Lambert. Les Quatre Vents, no. 8 (1947), pp. 84-93.


"Statement." Bel Ami International Art Competition and Exhibition of Paintings by Eleven American and European Artists. Exhibition brochure. Washington, D.C.: The American Federation of Arts, Barr Building, 1946, p. 28.


"Birthday." Abstract and Surrealist Art in America. Exhibition catalogue. New York: Reynal & Hitchcock, 1944, p. 107.


"Blind Date." VVV, nos. 2-3 (March 1943), p. 104 (with reproductions of Birthday and Children's Games on pp. 105-106).




Coming to That: Poems.  New York: Graywolf Press, 2011.


"Living to Create: A Memoir."  Art and Activism: Projects of John and Dominique de Menil. Josef Helfenstein and Laureen Schipsi, eds. Houston: The Menil Collection, 2010, pp. 18-19. 


"Talk."  The Yale Review, Vol. 97, no. 1 (January 2009), p. 81.


"Artspeak."  Southwest Review, Vol. 94, no. 2 (2009), p. 186.


"My Friend." Salmagundi, Nos. 162-163 (Spring-Summer 2009), p. 94.


"Artist, Once."  Salmagundi, Nos. 162-163 (Spring-Summer 2009), p. 95.


"Cedar Fork."  Salmagundi, Nos. 162-163 (Spring-Summer 2009), p. 96.


"At the Seaside."  The Antioch Review, Vol. 67, No. 3 (Summer 2009), pp. 520-521.


"Zero."  The Yale Review, Vol. 97, no. 4 (October 2009), p. 19.


"Cultivation."  The Paris Review, No. 191 (Winter 2009), p. 111.


"Never Mind."  The New Yorker, July 28, 2008, p. 56.


"Report from the Field."  The Making of a Sonnet: A Norton Anthology. Edward Hirsch and Eavan Boland, eds. New York: W.W. Norton & Company, 2008, p. 220.


"To the Rescue."  Ploughshares, Vol. 33, no. 4 (Winter 2007-08), p. 177.


"A Note from the Rock."  The Yale Review, Vol. 94, no. 1 (January 2006), p. 121.


"Wisdom Tinged with Joy."  The New Yorker, February 6, 2006, p. 77.


"Trapeze."  Southwest Review, Vol. 91, no. 3 (2006), p. 342.


Excerpt from "Bridge, Moon, Professor, Shoes."  Poet's Choice.  Edward Hirsch, ed. New York: Harcourt, Inc., 2006, p. 301.


"Report from the Field."  Poet's Choice.  Edward Hirsch, ed. New York: Harcourt, Inc., 2006, pp. 302-303.


"Coming to That."  The New Yorker, May 23, 2005, p. 85.


"Picture Perfect [Trapeze]."  LIT 3, Vol. 5, no. 2 (Spring 2005), p. 227.


"End of the Day on Second."  The Best American Poetry 2005. Paul Muldoon and David Lehman, eds. New York: Scribner, 2005, p. 179.


"Peruvian."  Salmagundi, Nos. 148-149 (Fall 2005-Winter 2006), p. 151.


"The Only Thing."  Salmagundi, Nos. 148-149 (Fall 2005-Winter 2006), 152.


"End of the Day on Second."  The Antioch Review, Vol. 62, no. 1 (Winter 2004), p. 100.


"Time Flew."  The Antioch Review, Vol. 62, no. 1 (Winter 2004), p. 101.


"Evening [Graduation]."  The Antioch Review, Vol. 62, no. 1 (Winter 2004), p. 102.


"Bridge, Moon, Professor, Shoes," in "Poet's Choice by Edward Hirsch (review of A Table of Content: Poems)." Washington Post, July 4, 2004, p. BW12.


"All Hallows' Eve."  The New Yorker, November 1, 2004, p. 102.


A Table of Content: Poems. New York: Graywolf Press, 2004.


"Figure Approaching, Opposite."  The New Yorker, January 6, 2003, p. 64.


"Flea Market (Rainy Day)."  American Poet: The Journal of the Academy of American Poets, Spring 2003, p. 21.


"Report from the Field."  American Poet: The Journal of the Academy of American Poets, Spring 2003, p. 21.


"Landscape with Postmark."  American Poet: The Journal of the Academy of American Poets, Spring 2003, p. 23.


"Rue Monge Narrated."  American Poet: The Journal of the Academy of American Poets, Spring 2003, p. 23.


"9 Table Settings."  American Poet: The Journal of the Academy of American Poets, Spring 2003, p. 23.


"Awake at Fifteen."  Western Humanities Review, Vol. 57, no. 1 (Spring 2003), p. 8.


"Two City Mice."  Western Humanities Review, Vol. 57, no. 1 (Spring 2003), p. 9.


"Sybaris 1972."  Western Humanities Review, Vol. 57, no. 1 (Spring 2003), p. 10.


"Unfounded Certitudes."  The Yale Review, Vol. 91, no. 4 (October 2003), p. 84.


"Sequestrienne."  Poetry, Vol. 180, no. 1 (April 2002), p. 18.


"Destinations."  The New Yorker, May 27, 2002, p. 66.


"A Life of Crime: St. Julien l'Hospitalier" ["Life of Crime: St. Julien le Pauvre"].  Partisan Review, Vol. 69, no. 2 (Spring 2002), pp. 235-236.


"Secret."  The New Yorker, September 2, 2002, p. 116.


"Heaven and Earth."  The Gettysburg Review, Vol. 15, no. 3 (Autumn 2002), pp. 416-417.


"Rain of Blood, Aix-en-Provence."  The Gettysburg Review, Vol. 15, no. 3 (Autumn 2002), pp. 418-419.


"Hybrid."  Solo: A Journal of Poetry, no. 5 (2002), p. 159.


"In Flesh and Gold."  Solo: A Journal of Poetry, no. 5 (2002), p. 160.


"Strawberries."  Southwest Review, Vol. 87, nos. 2 & 3 (2002), p. 283.


"To Zeno."  Ploughshares, Vol. 28, no. 4 (Winter 2002-03), p. 181.


"For Instance."  Ploughshares, Vol. 28, no. 4 (Winter 2002-03), pp. 182-183.


"Rue Monge Narrated."  Ploughshares, Vol. 28, no. 4 (Winter 2002-03), pp. 184-185.


"Flea Market (Rainy Day)," Boston Review, Vol. 27, No. 6 (December 2002/January 2003), p. 35.


"9 Table Settings," Boston Review, Vol. 27, No. 6 (December 2002/January 2003), p. 35.


"Waverly and a Place."  Parnassus: Poetry in Review, Vol. 25, nos. 1 & 2 (2001), pp. 350-1.
"Orphanotrophium."  The New Republic, November 5, 2001, p. 38.
"Fortune Cookies," Boston Review, Vol. 26, no. 6 (December 2001/January 2002), p. 13.


"Landscape with Postmark."  The Gettysburg Review, Vol. 13, no. 2 (Summer 2000), pp. 288-289.


"Aspects of Ice, Detail."  The Gettysburg Review, Vol. 13, no. 2 (Summer 2000), pp. 290-291.


"Il a Trouvé la Mort."  The Gettysburg Review, Vol. 13, no. 2 (Summer 2000), pp. 292-293.


"Are You?"  LIT 3, Vol. 2, no. 1 (Fall 2000), pp. 38-39.


"Pursued, I Ran into the Barn."  LIT 3, Vol. 2, no. 1 (Fall 2000), p. 40.


"Collage."  Literary Imagination: The Review of the Association of Literary Scholars and Critics, Vol. 2, no. 1 (Winter 2000), p. 101.


"Reckless Words."  Southwest Review, Vol. 85, no. 2 (2000), p. 270.


"No Palms."  The Best American Poetry 2000. Rita Dove and David Lehman, eds. New York: Scribner, 2000, p. 179.


"No Palms."  The Yale Review, Vol. 87, no. 3 (July 1999), p. 21.


"Report from the Field."  The Paris Review, No. 151 (Summer 1999), pp. 252.


"Insomnia, my cousin."  The Paris Review, No. 151 (Summer 1999), pp. 252-253.


"Stain."   Unpublished poem first quoted by Michael Kimmelman in "Interwoven Destinies As Artist and Wife," The New York Times, August 24, 1995, C11.


En chair et en or.  Artist's Book with ten color etchings and ten poems by Dorothea Tanning. Paris: Editions Georges Visat, 1973.


Demain (Tomorrow).  Artist's Book with six color etchings and a poem by Dorothea Tanning. Paris: Editions Georges Visat et Cie, 1964.


"On the Paintings of Bill Copley."  CPLY: Paintings by William Copley. Exhibition brochure. Royers Book Shop, Los Angeles, 1951. 






Carruthers, Victoria. Dorothea Tanning: Transformations. London: Lund Humphries, 2020.



Mahon, Alyce, ed., with Ann Coxon and Idoia Murga Castro. Dorothea Tanning: Behind the Door, Another Invisible Door. Exhibition catalogue, Spanish and English editions. Madrid: Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, 2018.


Dorothea Tanning.  Exhibition catalogue. London: Tate Publishing, 2018. 


Pawlik, Joanna. "Of Marriage, Mothers, and Pets in the Art of Gertrude Abercrombie and Dorothea Tanning." A Home for Surrealism: Fantastic Painting in Midcentury Chicago. Janine Mileaf and Susan F. Rossen, eds. Chicago: The Arts Club of Chicago, 2018, pp. 46-57.



McAra, Catriona. A Surrealist Stratigraphy of Dorothea Tanning’s Chasm. London: Routledge, 2017.



Barry, Robert. “The Language of Flowers: Dorothea Tanning at Alison Jacques” (exhibition review). The Quietus (online magazine), September 17, 2016.


Buck, Louisa. “Dorothea Tanning’s Brazen, Bizarre Flower Paintings” (exhibition review). The Telegraph, September 23, 2016.


Freeman, Sienna.  “Pulled, Stitched, and Stuffed: Materiality and the Abject in Dorothea Tanning’s Soft Sculpture.”  Sightlines: Visual and Critical Studies, California College of the Arts (2016), pp. 17-29.


"Corrupt Childhood. Dorothea Tanning’s 'Chasm: A Weekend'."  British and American Studies No. 22 (2016), pp. 57-65.


"Reinventing The Marriage Between Heaven and Hell: Children’s Literature and the Avant-Garde.”  A Serious Genre: The Apology of Children’s Literature.  Dana Percec, ed.  Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2016, pp. 187-208.


"Wicked Children of Surrealism: Representations of the Evil Infantile in Dorothea Tanning's Art and Literature."  Literary Cartographies: Regional, European, National, Global.  Adriana Babeți, Dumitru Tucan, Gabriela Glăvan, Radu Pavel Gheo, eds. Timisoara: West University Publishing, 2016, pp. 251-261.


Harris, Mark. “Critics’ Picks: London: Dorothea Tanning” (exhibition review). Artforum (online version), September 2016.


Johnson, Pamela S. “Have You Ever Dreamed of Flying” (introduction) and "Endotes" for “Portfolio: Dreams of a Year: Dorothea Tanning.” A Public Space No. 24 (Spring 2016), pp. 14; 50-53.


"Emma's Navel: Dorothea Tanning's Narrative Sculpture" Intersections: Women Artists/Surrealism/Modernism.  Patricia Allmer, ed.  Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2016, pp. 91-111.


Moriuchi, Mey-Yen. "Space, Place, and Gender in the Art of Dorothea Tanning." Art and Social Change: Essays on the Collection of La Salle University Art Museum. Klare Scarborough and Susan M. Dixon, eds. Philadelphia: La Salle University Art Gallery, 2016, pp. 161-175.



Glăvan, Gabriela. "American Beauty." Cărțile insomniei. Iași: Institutul European, 2015, pp. 235-244. [Books of Insomnia. Yassy: European Institute Publishing, 2015, pp. 235-244.]



Dorothea Tanning: Web of Dreams. London: Alison Jacques Gallery, 2014.


Baatsch, Henri-Alexis. “Hôtel du Pavot – Dorothea Tanning.” Hippocampe 10 (Spring 2014), pp. 57-63.


McAra, Catriona.  "Mermaids and Metaphors: Dorothea Tanning's Surrealist Ocean."   Framing the Ocean, 1700 to the Present: Envisaging the Sea as Social Space.  Tricia Cusack, ed. Surrey: Ashgate Publishing Ltd., 2014, pp. 211-222. 


Ferrandou, Dominique, Julien Ferrandou, and Aube Elléouët-Breton. Dorothea Tanning. Documentary DVD and book. Paris: Seven Doc/Collection Phares, 2014.


Karam, Samantha. "Challenging Ideologies: Contrasting Dorothea Tanning's Mid-20th Century Animal Paintings with Contemporaneous Zoo Designs." Athanor XXXII (2014), pp. 103-109.


Carruthers, Victoria.  "Mermaids and Metaphors: Dorothea Tanning's Surrealist Ocean." Framing the Ocean, 1700 to the Present: Envisaging the Sea as Social Space. Tricia Cusack, ed. Surrey: Ashgate Publishing Ltd., 2014, pp. 211-222.



Anderson, Lamar. “Dorothea Tanning” (exhibition review). ARTnews 112, no. 4 (April 2013), pp. 103-104.


Chevrier, Jean-François.  “Dorothea Tanning, Chambre 202 o Las Transformaciones de la Perspectiva Biografica.”  Formas Biográficas: Construcción y Mitología Individual.  Exhibition catalogue.  Madrid: Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, 2013, pp. 158-171.


Conley, Katharine. “Dorothea Tanning’s Gothic Ghostliness.” Surrealist Ghostliness. Lincoln, Nebraska: University of Nebraska Press, 2013, pp. 119-150.


de la Torre, Monica. "On Eroticism and Cutting Fabric” in Rubinstein, Raphael “The Active Voice: 12 Poems on Contemporary Art.” Art in America Vol. 101, no. 6 (June/July 2013), pp. 116, 118-119, 127.


"Kaleidoscope Eyes: Cytherean Voyages in the Post-Surrealist Practice of Dorothea Tanning."  Dorothea Tanning: Unknown but Knowable States.  Exhibition catalogue.  San Francisco: Gallery Wendi Norris, 2013, pp. 11-19.


"Sadeian Women: Erotic Violence in the Surrealist Spectacle.”  Violence and the Limits of Representation.  Graham Matthews and Sam Goodman, eds.  Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2013, pp. 69-89.


Van Proyen, Mark. “San Francisco: Dorothea Tanning” (exhibition review). Art in America Vol. 101, no. 5 (May 2013), pp. 174-175.



Trame d’artista: Il tessuto nell’arte contemporanea.  Milan: Postmedia Books, 2012, pp. 164-168.


Fort, Ilene Susan, and Tere Arcq, eds.  In Wonderland: The Surrealist Adventures of Women Artists in Mexico and the United States.  Los Angeles: Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 2012


McAra, Catriona. "Blind Date: Tanning's Surrealist Anti-tale."  Anti-Tales: The Uses of Disenchantment.  Catriona McAra and David Calvin, eds.  Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2011, pp. 100-114.


"(Re-)Reading (Post-)Surrealism Through Dorothea Tanning's Chasm: The Femme-Enfant Tears Through the Text."  Postmodern Reinterpretations of Fairy Tales: How Applying New Methods Generates New Meanings.  Anna Kérchy ed.  London: Edwin Mellen Press, 2011, pp. 421-442.


Carruthers, Victoria.  "Between Silence and Sound: John Cage, Karlheinz Stockhausen and the Sculptures of Dorothea Tanning."  Art, History and the Senses: 1830 to the Present.  Patrizia Di Bello and Gabriel Koureas, eds.  Surrey: Ashgate Publishing, 2010, pp. 97-116.


Giordano, Marina. "Gli avatar pittura: le soft sculptures di Dorothea Tanning." Surrealismo e dintorni. Eva di Stefano, Giulia Ingarao, and Davide Lacagnina, eds. Rome: XL edizioni, 2010, pp. 89-114. 


Greskovic, Robert, Joanna Kleinberg, and Rachel Liebowitz.  Dorothea Tanning: Early Designs for the Stage.  The Drawing Center. New York, New York. 2010.


"Safe as Houses: Anamorphic Bodies in Ordinary Spaces: Miller, Varo, Tanning, Woodman."  Angels of Anarchy: Women Artists and Surrealism.  Exhibition catalogue.  London: Prestel and Manchester Art Gallery, 2009, pp. 46-55.


Alexandrian, Sarane.  Surrealist Painters: A Tribute to the Artists and Influence of Surrealism. New York: Hanna Graham, 2009.


Lyford, Amy.   "Refashioning Surrealism: The Early Art of Dorothea Tanning."  Dorothea Tanning: Beyond the Esplanade: Paintings, Drawings and Prints from 1940 to 1965. Exhibition catalogue.  San Francisco: Frey Norris Gallery, 2009, pp. 4-15.


Bruy, Ursel. "Die alchemistische Emanzipation - Transformationsstrategien bei Leonora Carrington, Leonor Fini und Dorothea Tanning." Metamorphosen der Liebe: Kunstwissenschaftliche Studien zu Eros und Geschlecht im Surrealismus.  Verena Krieger, ed.  Hamburg: Ikonologie der Moderne Band 1, 2006, pp. 103-121.


Kirwin, Liza. More Than Words: Illustrated Letters From The Smithsonian's Archive of American Art. New York: Princeton Architectural Press, 2005.


Stuckey, Charles.  Dorothea Tanning: Insomnias 1955-1965.  Exhibition catalogue.  New York: Kent Gallery, 2005.


List, Larry, and Ingrid Schaffner. The Imagery of Chess Revisited. Exhibition catalogue. New York: The Noguchi Museum, 2005.


Pech, Jürgen.  "Hinter den Türen des Werkes von Dorothea Tanning."  Mythen - Symbole - Metamorphosen in der Kunst seit 1800: Festschrift für Christa Lichtenstern zum 60. Geburtstag. Helga and J. Adolf Schmoll gen. Eisenwerth and Regina Maria Hillert, eds. Berlin: Mann, 2004, pp. 366-377.


"Dorothea Tanning: Birthday."  Gifts in Honor of the 125th Anniversary of the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Exhibition catalogue. Philadelphia: Philadelphia Museum of Art, 2002, p. 132.


Everding, Kelly. "Dorothea Tanning" (book review and interview). Rain Taxi Review of Books 6, no. 3 (Fall 2001), pp. 32-33.


Falkenstein, Michelle. "The Oldest Living Surrealist Tells (Almost) All." ARTnews 100, no. 8 (September 2001), pp. 146-7.


Lampe, Angela. Die unheimlishe Frau: Weiblichkeit im Surrealismus. Exhibition catalogue. Bielefeld: Kunsthalle Bielefeld, 2001.


Mundy, Jennifer and Ades, Dawn, eds.  Surrealism: Desire Unbound.  London: Tate Publishing, 2001; Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2001.


Dorothea Tanning: Birthday and Beyond. Exhibition brochure. Philadelphia: Philadelphia Museum of Art, 2000.


Levitt, Annette S.  "Women's Work: The Transformations of Leonor Fini and Dorothea Tanning." The Genres and Genders of Surrealism. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1999, pp. 89-11.


Chadwick, Whitney, ed.  Mirror Images: Women, Surrealism, and Self-Representation.  Exhibition catalogue. Cambridge, Massachusetts: MIT List Visual Art Center, 1998.


Hall-Duncan, Nancy, and Sam Hunter.  The Surrealist Vision: Europe and the Americas.  Exhibition catalogue.   Greenwich, Connecticut: The Bruce Museum of Arts and Science, 1998.


Schaffner, Ingrid, and Lisa Jacobs, eds., with introduction by Dorothea Tanning.  Julien Levy: Portrait of an Art Gallery. Exhibition catalogue. Cambridge, Massachusetts: MIT Press, 1998.


"Person: Tanning's Self-portraiture." The Surrealist Look: An Erotics of Encounter. Cambridge, Mass: MIT Press, 1997, pp. 61-93.


Warner, Marina.  The Inner Eye: Art Beyond the Visible. Exhibition Catalogue.  London: National Touring Exhibitions and Hayward Gallery, 1996.


Bailly, Jean Christopher, John Russell, and Robert C. Morgan.  Dorothea Tanning.  New York: George Braziller, 1995.


Sawin, Martica. Surrealism in Exile and the Beginning of the New York School. Cambidge, Mass. and London: The MIT Press, 1995.


Schaffner, Ingrid, Charles Simic, and Mary Ann Caws, with foreword by Ann Philbin. The Return of the Cadavre Exquis. Exhibition catalogue. New York: The Drawing Center, 1994.


Caws, Mary Ann.  Joseph Cornell's Theater of the Mind-Selected Diaries, Letters and Files. New York: Thames and Hudson, Inc., 1993.


Nordgren, Sune, John Russell, Alain Jouffroy, Jean-Christophe Bailly, and Lasse Söderberg.  Dorothea Tanning: Om Konst Kunde Tala (If Art Could Talk).  Exhibition catalogue.  Malmö, Sweden: Malmö Konsthall, 1993.  Includes "Interview with Dorothea Tanning" by Alain Jouffroy, originally published as "Questions pour Dorothea Tanning entretien avec Alain Jouffroy, Mars 1974," in Dorothea Tanning: Oeuvre, retrospective exhibition catalogue, Paris: Centre National D'Art Contemporain, 1974.


Tashjian, Dickran. Joseph Cornell.  Miami: Grassfield Press, 1992.


Waddell, Roberta, and Ruby, Louisa Wood, eds., with texts by Donald Kuspit and Dorothea Tanning.  Dorothea Tanning: Hail Delirium!  A Catalogue Raisonné of the Artist's Illustrated Books and Prints, 1942-1991.  New York: The New York Public Library, 1992.


Gruen, John. The Artist Observed, 28 Interviews with Contemporary Artists.  Chicago: A Capella Books, 1991.


Morgan, Robert. Dorothea Tanning: "Messages."  Exhibition catalogue. New York: Nahan Contemporary, 1990.


Shikler, Barbara. "Interview with Dorothea Tanning" (unpublished).  Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 1990.


Stich, Sidra. Anxious Visions: Surrealist Art.  Exhibition catalogue. New York: Abbeville Press and University Art Museum, Berkeley, 1990.


Schwartz, Arturo. Die Surrealistien.  Exhibition catalogue. Frankfurt: Kulturgesellschaft Frankfurt mbH and Nuove edizioni Gabriele Mazzotta, 1989.


I Surrealisti.  Exhibition catalogue. Milan: Nuove edizioni Gabriele Mazzotta, 1989.


Wilson, Sarah.  Dorothea Tanning: Between Lives--Works on Paper.   Exhibition catalogue.  London: Runkel-Hue-Williams Ltd., 1989.


Hulten, Pontus.  "Introduction." Eleven Paintings by Dorothea Tanning. Kent Fine Art, New York. May 18 - June 18, 1988.


de Menil, Dominique and Walter Hopps. The Menil Collection. New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 1987.


Kuspit, Donald. "Dorothea Tanning." Dorothea Tanning: On Paper 1948-1986. Exhibition brochure. New York: Kent Fine Art, 1987.


Chadwick, Whitney. Women Artists and the Surrealist Movement. Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1985.


Arp, Jean. Le Surréalisme.  Éditions d'Art Albert Skira, Geneva, 1982.


Myers, John B. Tracking the Marvelous.  New York: Random House, 1981.


Baron, Jacques.  Anthologie Plastique du Surréalisme.  Paris: Éditions Filipacchi, 1980.


"Preface." Dorothea Tanning: 10 Recent Paintings and a Biography. Exhibition catalogue. New York: Gimpel-Weitzenhoffer Gallery, 1979, p. 5.


Oesterreicher-Mollwo, Marianne. Surrealism and Dadaism. Oxford: Phaidon Press, 1979.


Ades, Dawn.  Dada and Surrealism Reviewed.  Exhibition catalogue. London: Arts Council of Great Britain and Westerham Press, 1978.


Dorothea Tanning: Numéro Spécial de XXe Siècle.  Essais, Lettres, Poèmes et Temoignages par Daniel Abadie, Sarane Alexandrian, Jean-Christophe Bailly, Jacques Baron, André Breton, Roland Busselen, John Cage, Jean Cassou, Eleanor Clark, Joseph Cornell, Marcel Duhamel, Max Ernst, Pierre Hebey, Pontus Hulten, Constantin Jelenski, Alain Jouffroy, Robert Lebel, James Lord, André Pieyre de Mandiargues, Andre Masson, Joan Miro, Robert Penn Warren, Roland Penrose, John Russell, Jean Tardieu et Patrick Waldberg, Lithographies Originales en Couleurs de Masson, Matta et Joan Miro. Paris: Editions XXe Siècle, 1977.


Plazy, Giles.  Dorothea Tanning.  Paris: Editions Filipacchi, 1976.


"Dorothea Tanning: La Mémoire Ensorcelée."  Les Demeures d'Hypnos.  Paris: Éditions de la Différence, 1976, pp. 310-329.


Wechsler, Jeffrey. Surrealism and American Art 1931-1947.  Exhibition catalogue. New Brunswick: Rutgers University Art Gallery, 1976.


Wilson, Simon.  Surrealist Painting. Phaidon Press Ltd., Oxford, 1976 & 1982.


"Preface." Dorothea Tanning. Exhibition brochure. Galerie Bel'Art, Stockholm. November-December 1975, p. 1.


"Questions pour Dorothea Tanning: Entretien avec Alain Jouffroy, Mars 1974" (interview).  Dorothea Tanning: Oeuvre.  Retrospective exhibition catalogue.  Paris: Centre National D'Art Contemporain, 1974.


Schneede, Uwe M.  Malerei des Surrealismus. Cologne: Verlag M. DuMont Schauberg, 1973.


Surrealism. New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., Publishers, 1973.


Waldberg, Patrick. "Dorothea Tanning et Les Enfants de La Nuit." Dorothea Tanning, Casino Communal, XXe Festival Belge D'Été.  Exhibition catalogue.  Brussels: André de Rache, 1967, pp. 5-13.


La Peinture de Dorothea Tanning.  Paris: Jean-Jacques Pauvert, 1966.


"Prose pour Dorothea Tanning." Dorothea Tanning: Peintures Recentes, Petites Sculptures D'Or. Exhibition catalogue. Paris: Le Point Cardinal, 1962, plate 1 (color) and 15 (black-and-white); Le Point Cardinal, Paris, 1966, pp. 7-9.


Dorothea Tanning: Peintures 1959-1962.  Exhibition catalogue.  Paris: Galerie Mouradian & Vallotton, 1962.


Le Surréalisme.  Geneva: Skira, 1962.


Jean, Marcel.  Histoire de la Peinture Surréaliste. Paris: Éditions de Seuil, 1959.


Bertelé, René, with poems by Jean-Louis Bedouin and André Pieyre de Mandiargues. Dorothea Tanning. Exhibition brochure. Galerie Furstenberg, Paris, 1954.


"Le Surréalisme en 53." Premier Bilan de l'Art Actuel. Paris: Le Soleil Noir Positions, 1953.


Wyss, Dieter.  Der Surrealismus:  Eine Einführung und Deutung Surrealistischer Literatur und Malerei.  Heidelberg: Verlag Lambert Schneider, 1950.


Ernst, Max.  Dorothea Tanning.  Exhibition brochure.  New York: Julien Levy Gallery, 1944.


Janis, Sidney.  Abstract and Surrealist Art in America.  Exhibition catalogue.  New York: Reynal & Hitchcock, 1944.