Yves Tanguy  (American/French, 1900-1955) 


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Yves Tanguy, Rhabdomancie


Yves Tanguy

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Yves Tanguy, Sans titre (Repondre)


Yves Tanguy
Sans titre (Repondre)

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Yves Tanguy, Reflet


Yves Tanguy

Galerie Patrice Trigano
Yves Tanguy, Roux en hiver (660)


Yves Tanguy
Roux en hiver (660)

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Yves Tanguy, Sans titre


Yves Tanguy
Sans titre, 1931
oil on canvas


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Yves Tanguy, Dangers des courants


Yves Tanguy
Dangers des courants, 1938
oil on canvas


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Yves Tanguy, Sans titre


Yves Tanguy
Sans titre, 1943
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1900   Born: January 5, in Paris, France
1918   Drafted into the Army, where he befriended Jacques Prévert
1923   Profoundly shaken by his discovery of a painting by Giorgio de Chirico, "Child’s Skull" in a gallery window. Began paiting after this encounter
1924   Introduced to the circle of surrealist artists around André Breton, by his friend Prévert
1927   Developed his own unique surrealist painting style
1938   Moved to New York with fellow artist Kay Sage
1942   Moved to Woodbury, CT
1948   Became a citizen of the United States
1955   Died: January 15, in Woodbury, CT
2007   "Yves Tanguy", Musée des Beaux-arts de Quimper, Quimper, France (solo)
"Yves Tanguy", The National Art Museum of Catalonia (MNAC), Barcelone, Spain (solo)
2002   "Yves Tanguy", Galerie Daniel Malingue, Paris, France (solo)
2001   "Yves Tanguy and surrealism",The Menil Collection, Houston, TX (solo)
2000   "Yves Tanguy und surrealismus", Staatgallerie, Stuttgart, Germany (solo)
1983   "Yves Tanguy : a retrospective", Solomon R Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY (solo)
1982   "Yves Tanguy. Rétrospective, 1925-1955", Musée National d'Art moderne, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, France (solo)
"Yves Tanguy", Staatliche Kunsthalle, Baden Baden, Germany (solo)
1977   "Yves Tanguy", Galerie André-François Petit, Paris, France (solo)
1976   "Yves Tanguy - das Druckgraphische Werk", Wolfgang Wittrock Kunsthandel,Düsseldorf, Germany (solo)
1974   "Yves Tanguy", Acquavella Galleries, New York, NY (solo)
1971   "Yves Tanguy", Galleria Galatea, Turin, Italy (solo)
1963   "Exhibition of Gouaches and Drawings by Yves Tanguy", Pierre Matisse Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
1955   "Hommage à Yves Tanguy", Galerie Rive Gauche, paris, France (solo)
"Yves Tanguy : A Retrospective Exhibition", The Museum of modern Art, New York, NY (solo)
1954   "Yves Tanguy - Kay Sage", Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, CT
1953   "Yves Tanguy", Galleria dell'Obelisco, Via Sistina, Naples, Italy (solo)
"Yves Tanguy", Galleria del Naviglio, Milan, Italy (solo)
"Exposition Yves Tanguy, œuvres récentes", Galerie Renou et Poyet, Paris, France (solo)
1950   "Yves Tanguy, Exhibition of Paintings, Gouaches and Drawings", Pierre Matisse Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
"Paintings and Drawings by Yves Tanguy", London Gallery, London, UK (solo)
1949   "Yves Tanguy", Galerie Nina Dausset, Paris, France (solo)
1948   "Yves Tanguy : Paintings and Gouaches"Copley Galleries, Beverly Hills, CA (solo)
1947   "Tanguy, quelques toiles, aquarelles, dessins", Galerie du Luxembourg, Paris, France (solo)
1946   "Yves Tanguy, Retrospective exhibition of paintings and gouaches, 1927-1946", Pierre Matisse Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
1945   "Yves Tanguy : Paintings", Pierre Matisse Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
1943   "Yves TANGUY, Recent Paintings", Pierre Matisse Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
1940   "Yves Tanguy", Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, CT (solo)
"Yves Tanguy", Arts Club of Chicago, Chicago, IL (solo)
"Yves Tanguy", San Francisco Museum ot Art,San Francisco, CA (solo)
1939   "Yves Tanguy : paintings, gouaches, drawings", Pierre Matisse Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
"Art in Our Time", The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
1938   "Exposition Yves Tanguy", Galerie Bucher-Myrbo, Paris, France (solo)
"Yves Tanguy", Guggenheim Jeune, Londres, UK (solo)
1936   "Yves Tanguy", Museum of modern art, San Francisco, CA (solo)
"Yves Tanguy", Julien Levy Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
"Yves Tanguy", Howard Putzel Galleries, Hollywood, CA (solo)
1935   "Exposition Yves Tanguy", Galerie Cahiers d'Art, Paris, France (solo)
"Yves Tanguy, first exhibition in America", Stanley Rose Gallery, Los Angeles, CA (solo)
"Exposición Surrealista por Gazeta de Arte", Ateneo de Santa Cruz, Ténérife, Spain
"Exposition surréaliste", Salle d'Exposition de la Commune, La Louvière, Belgium
"Dessins surréalistes", Galerie Quatre-Chemins, Paris, France
1934   "Exposition Minotaure", Palais des Beaux-Arts, Bruxelles, Belgium
1933   "Exposition Surréaliste, peintures, dessins, sculptures, objets, collages", Galerie Pierre Colle, Paris, France
Salon des surindépendants, Paris, France
1932   Julien Levy Gallery, New York, NY
1930   "Exposition de collages", Galerie Goemans, Paris, France
Studio 28, Paris, France
1929   Galerie Goemans, Paris, France
"Abstrackte und surrealistische malerei und plastik", Kunsthaus, Zurich, Switzerland
1928   "Le Surréalisme existe-t-il ?", Galerie le Sacre du Printemps, Paris, France
1927   "Yves Tanguy et Objets d'Amérique", Galerie Surréaliste, Paris, France (solo)
1925   Paris, Salon de Araignée
Selected Public Collections:
  The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA
Menil Collection, Houston, TX
Metropolitan museum of Art, New York, NY
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
Pennsylvania Academy of the fine arts, Philadelphia, PA
Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh, Scotland
Musée des Beaux-Arts de Rennes, France
The National Gallery of Art, Washington DC
Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Canada
Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice, Italy
Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, Madrid, Spain
Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid, Spain
Musée National d'Art Moderne, Centre Pompidou, Paris, France
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington DC
Fundació Joan Miró, Barcelona, Spain
The Minneapolis Institute of Arts, MN
The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Musée d'Art Moderne de Saint-Etienne, France
de Young Museum, San Francisco, CA
Tate Modern, London, UK

2006    Nicaise, Christian. Yves Tanguy : Les livres illustrés. Rouen, France: Éditions L'Instant perpétuel, 2006
2001    Le Bihan, René, Mabin, Renée et Martica Sawin. Yves Tanguy. Quimper, France, Éditions Palantines, 2001
2001    Maur K. von, Davidson S., Klapheck K., Onslow Ford G., Schalhorn A., and Beate Wolf. Yves Tanguy and Surrealism. Germany: Hatje Cantz, 2001
2001    An Important Private Collection of Works by Yves Tanguy. New york: Christie's New York, 2001
1996    Riou, Liliane. Ma vie blanche et noire, notes sur Yves Tanguy. Baye, France: Éditions la Digitale, 1996
1995    Tanguy, Geneviève-Morgane. Yves Tanguy, druide surréaliste : d'Armorique en Amérique : Locronan, Woodbury. Paris, France: Éditions Fernand Lanore, 1995
1984    Waldberg, Patrick. Tanguy, peinture. Paris, France: Éditions l'Autre Musées, 1984
1983    Yves Tanguy: A Retrospective (Exhib. cata.). New York: Guggenheim Foundation, 1983
Gordon Onslow-Ford. Yves Tanguy et l'automatisme. Baye, France: Éditions la Digitale, 1983
1982    Agnès Angliviel de la Beaumelle. Yves Tanguy (Exhib. cata.). Paris: Centre George Pompidou, 1982
1977    Waldberg, Patrick. Yves Tanguy. Bruxelles, Belgique: Éditions A. de Rache, 1977
1976    Wittrock, Wolfgang, and Stanley W. Hayter.Yves Tanguy: The Graphic Work. Berlin, Germany: Wolfgang Wittrock, 1976
1974    Acquavella, Nicholas M., and John Ashbery. Yves Tanguy. New York: Acquavella Galleries, Inc., 1974
Daniel Marchesseau. Yves Tanguy. Paris, France: Éditions Filipacchi, 1974
1963    Sage, Kay. Yves Tanguy : a summary of his works. New York: Éditions Pierre Matisse Gallery, 1963
1955    Soby, James Thrall. Yves Tanguy. New York: The Museum of Modern Art, 1955 (Second Edition 1977)
1946    Breton, André. Yves Tanguy. New York: Éditions Pierre Matisse, 1946