• Born the first week in January: Yves Tanguy, Marsden Hartley, August Macke

    7 monthes ago - By Chez Namaste Nancy

    January 05, 1900. Raymond Georges Yves Tanguy , known as Yves Tanguy, was a French surrealist painter. Tanguy, the son of a retired navy captain, was born at the Ministry of Naval Affairs on Place de la Concorde in Paris, France. His parents were both of Breton origin. In this image: A pair of earrings, painted by Yves Tanguy.
    Yves Tanguy was in many respects the quintessential Surrealist. A sociable eccentric who ate spiders as a party trick, and a close friend of Andre Breton, Tanguy was best-known for his misshapen rocks and molten surfaces that lent definition to the Surrealist...
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