short biography

Dora Maar (actually Henriette Markevitch, b 1907, Paris, d., 1997, Paris) was a photographer and painter. She made surreal photo montages, photo documentations of the unemployed and homeless and photo portraits of André Breton, Paul Éluard, Jean-Louis Barrault, Leonor Fini, and others. In 1936 she met Pablo Picasso and lived and worked with him until 1942.

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  • 29. Oct 14. Jan 2007
    busy going crazy La Maison Rouge, Paris (closed)
  • 20. Sep 19. Nov
    The Vicious Circle Whitechapel Gallery, London
  • 06. Aug 18. Feb 2007
    EROS Fondation Beyeler, Riehen/Basel
  • 23. Mar 21. May
    Beyond Real SFMOMA San Francisco Museum of Modern Art