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Yves Tanguy

(American/French, 1900 - 1955)

roux en hiver (660) by yves tanguy

Yves Tanguy

Roux en hiver (660), 1932

Biographie

Chronologie

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

Expositions

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)

Publications

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
Maur K. von, Davidson S., Klapheck K., Onslow Ford G., Schalhorn A., and Beate Wolf. Yves Tanguy and Surrealism. Germany: Hatje Cantz, 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