Dorothea Margaret Tanning (25 August 1910 – 31 January 2012) was an American painter and sculptor. She also created ballet sets and costumes. She was also a book writer who performed poetry. She wrote Between Lives: An Artist and Her World. Her most notable paintings were done in the 1930s, the 1940s and 1950s.
Tanning was born in Galesburg, Illinois. She died at age 101 in Manhattan, New York.