Yves Tanguy

French, 1900-1955

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Yves Tanguy

French, 1900-1955

1,682 followers
High auction record
$8m, Christie's, 2005
High auction record
$8m, Christie's, 2005
Collected by major museums
Tate, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA)
Collected by major museums
Tate, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA)
Selected exhibitions (3)
Selected exhibitions
2017
Prière de Toucher - Homage to Maeght,
Omer Tiroche Gallery
2016
CHANCE MEETING ON A DISSECTING TABLE,
Weinstein Gallery
2013
Gallery Wendi Norris at Expo Chicago,
Gallery Wendi Norris

A glimpse of Giorgio de Chirico’s painting Child’s Skull (1914) through a gallery window so …

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A glimpse of Giorgio de Chirico’s painting Child’s Skull (1914) through a gallery window so profoundly affected Yves Tanguy, it prompted him to pick up a paintbrush. Self-taught, he befriended and drew inspiration from André Breton (and later Alexander Calder), joining the Surrealist movement and consistently …

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