Yves Tanguy

French, 1900-1955

1,802 followers

Yves Tanguy

French, 1900-1955

1,802 followers

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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High auction record
$8m, Christie's, 2005
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Solo show at a major institution
The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and 2 more
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Group show at a major institution
The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and 11 more
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Tate, and 2 more
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Artforum
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Included in a major biennial
Venice Biennale International Exhibition, and 1 more
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