Yves Tanguy
French, 1900-1955
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Yves Tanguy
French, 1900-1955
1,651 followers
High auction record
$8m, Christie's, 2005
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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