“All [Picasso’s] portraits of me are lies. They’re all Picassos. Not one is Dora Maar,” said the woman in question. This exhibition moves past Maar’s characterization as Picasso’s lover and muse, and focuses on her artistry, from commercial photography to the surrealist photomontages for which she became known. —J.V.
Travels to: The Getty Center, Los Angeles (April 21–July 26, 2020).
Dora Maar was featured in the November 16, 2019 issue of Air Mail. Read on