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These photos are were taken by me at the Menil Collection - June 1, 2001.
This photos don't do the exhibit justice by any means. Hope you got to see it!
Also, buy the book to see better images of the artwork - Yves Tanguy and Surrealism

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SELF-PORTRAIT. 1925.
(Portrait de l'artiste)
Watercolor on paper, 5 1/8 x 3 3/8".
Jacqueline Matisse Monnier Collection.
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DANCING. 1925.
Oil on canvas, 34 x 19 1/2".
Private Collection.
1925_the_testament_of_jacques_prevert.jpg
THE TESTAMENT OF JACQUES PRÉVERT. 1925.
(Le Testament de Jacques Prévert)
Oil on wood, 16 1/2 x 18 7/8".
Private Collection.
1925_rue_de_la_sante.jpg
RUE DE LA SANTÉ. 1925.
Oil on Canvas, 19 3/4 x 24 1/8".
The Museum of Modern Art, New York.
Kay Sage Tanguy Bequest, 1963
.
1925_fantomas.jpg
FANTÔMAS. 1925.
Oil on Canvas, 19 5/8 x 59".
Private Collection.
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TITLE UNKNOWN (THE GIANTESS, THE LADDER). 1926.
(Sans titre (La Géante, L'Echelle)
Oil on Canvas, 39 3/8 x 31 7/8".

Private Collection.
1926_the_girl_with_red_hair.jpg
THE GIRL WITH RED HAIR. 1926.
(La Fille aux cheveux rouges).
Oil on canvas, 24 x 18¼".
Private Collection.
1926_title_unknown.jpg
TITLE UNKNOWN. 1926.
Oil, collage, and sewn threads on canvas, 36 1/4 x 25 5/8".
Private Collection.
 1926_i_came_as_i_had_promised._adieu.jpg
I CAME AS I HAD PROMISED. ADIEU. 1926.
(Je suis venu comme j'avais promis. Adieu).
Oil on canvas, 32 x 25¾".
Philadelphia Museum of Art, The Louise and Walter Arensberg Collection.
1926_untitled_1.jpg
UNTITLED. 1926.
Pen and ink and watercolor on paper, 13 1/8 x 10".
The Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1937.
1926_untitled_2.jpg
UNTITLED. 1926.
Pen and brush in ink on paper, 13 x 10 1/8".
The Museum of Modern Art, New York.
Kay Sage Tanguy Bequest (by exchange).
1926_the_storm_(black_landscape).jpg
THE STORM (BLACK LANDSCAPE). 1926.
(L'Orage (Paysage noir)).
Oil on canvas, 32 1/8 x 25¾".
Philadelphia Museum of Art, The Louise and Walter Arensberg Collection, 1950.
1927_he_did_what_he_wanted.jpg
HE DID WHAT HE WANTED. 1927.
(Il faisait ce qu'il voulait).
Oil on canvas, 32 x 25 1/2".
Richard S. Zeisler Collection, New York.
1927_shadow_country.jpg
SHADOW COUNTRY. 1927.
(Terre d'ombre).
Oil on canvas, 39 x 31 5/8".
The Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Mrs. Lydia Winston Malbin, 1974.
1927_someone_is_ringing.jpg
SOMEONE IS RINGING. 1927.
(On sonne).
Oil on canvas, 32 1/4 x 26".
Private Collection, Switzerland.
1927_the_hand_in_the_clouds.jpg
THE HAND IN THE CLOUDS. 1927.
(La Main dans les nuages).
Oil on canvas, 25 5/8 x 21 1/4".
Staatsgalerie, Stuttgart, 2000.
1927_the_extinction_of_useless_lights.jpg
EXTINCTION OF USELESS LIGHTS. 1927.
(L'Extinction des lumières inutiles).
Oil on canvas, 36¼ x 25¾".
The Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1936.
1927_mama_papa_is_wounded.jpg
MAMA, PAPA IS WOUNDED! 1927.
(Mama, Papa est blessé!).
Oil on canvas, 36¼ x 28¾".
The Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1936.
1927_dead_man_watching_his_family.jpg
DEAD MAN WATCHING HIS FAMILY. 1927.
(Mort guettant sa famille).
Oil on canvas, 39 3/8 x 28¾".
Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid, 1975.
1927_finish_what_i_have_begun.jpg
FINISH WHAT I HAVE BEGUN. 1927.
(Finissez ce que j'ai commencé).
Oil on cancas, 39 3/8 x 31 7/8".
Private Collection.
1927_there_(the_evening_before).jpg
THERE! (THE EVENING BEFORE). 1927.
(Et Voilà (La Veille au soir)).
Oil on canvas, 25 3/4 x 21 3/8".
The Menil Collection, Houston, 1985.
1927_surrealist_landscape.jpg
SURREALIST LANDSCAPE. 1927.
(Paysage surréaliste).
Oil on canvas, 39 3/8 x 31 7/8".
Staatliche Kunsthalle Karlsruhe, 1977.
1928_unspoken_depths.jpg
UNSPOKEN DEPTHS. 1928.
(Les Profondeurs tacites).
Oil on canvas, 39 1/2 x 28 3/4".
Private Collection, courtesy of Acquavella Galleries, New York.
1928_untitled_1.jpg
UNTITLED. 1928.
India ink, colored pencil and watercolor on cardboard.
1
5 1/2 x 12 3/4" (detail as seen in passe-partout).
Private Collection, Paris.
1928_untitled_2.jpg
UNTITLED. 1928.
India ink, colored pencil and watercolor on cardboard.
1
5 1/2 x 12 3/4" (detail as seen in passe-partout).
Private Collection, Paris.
1928_old_horizon.jpg
OLD HORIZON. 1928.
(Vieil horizon).
Oil on canvas, 39 3/8 x 28 3/4".
National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, 1983.
1929_the_look_of_amber.jpg
THE LOOK OF AMBER. 1929.
(Le Regard d'ambre).
Oil on canvas, 39 3/8 x 31 7/8".
National Gallery, Washington, D.C., Chester Dale Fund, 1984.
1929_title_unknown.jpg
TITLE UNKNOWN. 1929.
(Sans titre).
Oil on canvas, 36 1/4 x 25 5/8".
Courtesy of Helly Nahmad Gallery, London.

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