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Curators Talk: Dora Maar

Dora Maar, ‘Pearly King collecting money for the Empire Day’ 1935
Dora Maar, Pearly King collecting money for the Empire Day 1935. Tate. © Estate of Dora Maar / DACS 2019, All Rights Reserved

Discover the exceptional life and work of surrealist artist Dora Maar

Join exhibition curator Emma Lewis to find out more about Dora Maar’s diverse career and her broad artistic practice. You will also get behind-the-scenes insights into the planning and staging of the exhibition.

This hour-long talk will be followed by an optional private view of the exhibition.

Emma Lewis

Emma Lewis is Assistant Curator, Tate Modern. She has curated or co-curated the exhibitions Dora Maar, Olafur Eliasson: In real life, Modigliani and Wolfgang Tillmans: 2017. Emma has written monographs for many artists and is the author of Isms: Understanding Photography (Bloomsbury/Rizzoli 2017).

Tate Modern

Starr Cinema

London SE1 9TG
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Date & Time

20 January 2020 at 18.30–19.30

19.30-20.30 Private View (ticket holders only)



Talk only


Talk followed by private view

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