Timeline

1907
Born: Tours, France
1927
Studied painting in Paris, France
Studied photography at the ecole de Photographie de la Ville de Paris, France
1935–1936
Met Pablo Picasso in Paris
1934–1937
Associated with the Surrealists
1937
Photographed the successive stages of ''Guernica'' as Picasso painted it in the spring of 1937
1936–1946
Became Picasso's muse and mistress
1997
Died: Paris, France

Exhibitions

2011
elles@centrepompidou, artistes femmes dans les collections du Centre Pompidou - Centre Pompidou - Musée National d´Art Moderne, Paris, France
2010
Twilight Visions: Surrealism, Photography, and Paris - ICP - International Center of Photography, New York City, NY, U.S.A.
2009
Angels of anarchy : women artists and surrealism, Manchester Art Gallery, Manchester, U.K.
Surrealism and Contemporary Art: Subversive Spaces - Compton Verney, Compton Verney, Warwickshire, U.K.
Subversive Spaces: Surrealism and Contemporary Art - Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester, U.K.
Figure Studies - Deborah Bell/Photographs, New York City, NY, U.S.A.
2008
Close Up - Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland
Fotógrafos da Vida Moderna - Museu de Arte Contemporânea da Universidade de São Paulo, São Paulo
Artitsts see Artists /Portraits 1895-1979 - Deborah Bell/Photographs, New York City, NY, U.S.A.
La photographie timbrée - Galerie nationale du Jeu de Paume, Paris, France
True Romance - Museum Villa Stuck, Munich, Germany
The presence of portraits - Corkin Gallery, Toronto, Canada
2007
A Woman's Perspective - Borghi Fine Art , Englewood, NJ, U.S.A.
True Romance - Allegorien der Liebe von der Renaissance bis heute - Kunsthalle Wien (Museumsquartier), Vienna
PERCEPCIONES. ITINERARIO SELECTIVO - Fondos de Fotografía de la Colección Permanente - Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía MNCARS, Madrid, Spain
VIP - National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, Australia
Ateliers - L'artistes et ses lieux de création - Centre Pompidou - Musée National d´Art Moderne, Paris, France
2005
Picasso/Dora Maar : les années de guerre, 1935-1945 - Musée national Picasso, Paris, France
2004
The Dorsky Gallery, Long Island City, NY, U.S.A
2002
La Révolution surréaliste - Centre Pompidou - Musée National d´Art Moderne, Paris, France
2001
About Faces, C&M Arts, New York, NY, U.S.A.
1999
Modern Women - Dora Maar & Ilse Bing, Stephen Daiter Gallery, Chicago, IL, U.S.A
1996–1997
Juegos surrealistas : 100 cadaveres exqisitos, Fundación Coleccion Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid
1995
Dora Maar: Fotógrafa, Centre Cultural Bancaixa, Barcelona, Spain (solo)
1990
Dora Maar: Oeuvres Anciennes, Galerie, 1900-2000, Paris, France
1983
Dora Maar d'apres Dora Maar: Portraits Raisonnes avec Chapeau: Antonio Saura, Galerie Stadler, Paris, France (solo)
1958
Leicester Galleries, London, U.K (solo)
1956
Dora Maar: Paysages, Berggruen Gallery, Paris, France
1946
Loeb Pierre Gallery, Paris, France (solo)
1945
Rene Drouin Gallery, Paris, France (solo)
1944
Jeanne Bucher Gallery, Paris, France(solo)
1937
de Beaune Gallery, Paris, France(solo)
1936
Charles Ratton Gallery, Paris, France

Literature

2006
Baldassari, Anne, Picasso: Life with Dora Maar: Love and War 1935-1945, Paris : Flammarion ; Réunion des Musées Nationaux, 2006
Baldassari, Anne. Picasso, Dora Maar : il faisait tellement noir. Paris : Musee Picasso, 2006 (catalogue)
2003
Dujovne Ortiz, Alicia, Dora Maar : prisonnière du regard. Paris : Bernard Grasset, 2003
2002
Avril, Nicole, Moi, Dora Maar : roman. Paris : Plon, 2002.
2000
Caws, Mary Ann, Picasso's Weeping Woman The Life and Art of Dora Maar. Boston : Little Brown and Co., 2000
Caws, MaryAnn, Dora Maar - Wiith & without Picasso. London : Thames and Hudson, 2000
1996
Lebel, Jean-Jacques, Juegos surrealistas : 100 cadaveres exqisitos. Madrid : Fundación Coleccion Thyssen-Bornemisza, 1996 (catalogue)
1995
Dora Maar : fotógrafa. Barcelona : Bancaja Obra Social, 1995 (catalogue)
1993
Lord, James, Picasso and Dora: A Memoir. London : Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1993
1983
Saura, Antonio, Dora Maar d'après Dora Maar : portraits raisonnés avec chapeau [par] Antonio Saura. Paris : Galerie Stadler, 1983 (catalogue)
1958
Russell, John, Catalogue of the first exhibition in England of paintings by Dora Maar / with a preface by John Russell.London : Ernest, Brown & Phillips Ltd., 1958 (catalogue)