Yves Tanguy

1900–1955

Yves Tanguy, ‘The Invisibles’ 1951
The Invisibles 1951
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Biography

Raymond Georges Yves Tanguy (January 5, 1900 – January 15, 1955), known as just Yves Tanguy (, French: [iv tɑ̃ɡi]), was a French surrealist painter.

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Artworks

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