dora maar was a painter, a photographer and a poet. her long tumultuous relationship with picasso and her role as his muse is often what she is best remembered…
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🕸️ Dora Maar, Les années vous guettent 1936
This spooky photomontage by Dora Maar was made by sandwiching together two negatives and printing them as one image. It's thought that Maar may have created this work to advertise an anti-ageing cream in 1936 — the title 'Les années vous guettent' translates as 'The years are waiting for you.'
Seven Things to Know: Dora Maar
Dora Maar was an artist who lived for almost all the twentieth century. Today, she is mainly known for being the muse for Picasso’s Weeping Woman. However, Maar’s work was radical, political and innovative in its own right. She inspired photographers, the surrealists and Picasso himself. Explore the extraordinary life and career of this painter and photographer.