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From Green to White

Artist:
Yves Tanguy (American (born France), Paris 1900–1955 Woodbury, Connecticut)
Date:
1954
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
39 x 32 in. (99.1 x 81.3 cm)
Classification:
Paintings
Credit Line:
Jacques and Natasha Gelman Collection, 1998
Accession Number:
1999.363.82
Rights and Reproduction:
© 2017 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 907
the artist, Woodbury, Conn. (1954–d. 1955); his widow, Kay Sage Tanguy, Woodbury, Conn. (1955–58; sold to Matisse); [Pierre Matisse Gallery, New York, 1958; sold on May 8, 1958 to Gelman]; Jacques and Natasha Gelman, Mexico City and New York (1958–his d. 1986); Natasha Gelman, Mexico City and New York (1986–d. 1998; her bequest to MMA)

New York. Acquavella Galleries, Inc. "Yves Tanguy," November 7–December 7, 1974, no. 53 (lent by Mr. and Mrs. Jacques Gelman).

Paris. Centre Georges Pompidou, Musée national d'art moderne. "Yves Tanguy: Rétrospective 1925–1955," June 17–September 27, 1982, no. 117 (as "Du Vert au blanc," lent by M. et Mme Jacques Gelman, Mexico).

Staatliche Kunsthalle Baden-Baden. "Yves Tanguy: Retrospektive 1925–1955," October 17, 1982–January 2, 1983, no. 101.

New York. Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum. "Yves Tanguy: A Retrospective," January 21–February 27, 1983, brochure no. 117.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Twentieth-Century Modern Masters: The Jacques and Natasha Gelman Collection," December 12, 1989–April 1, 1990, unnumbered cat. (p. 237).

London. Royal Academy of Arts. "Twentieth-Century Modern Masters: The Jacques and Natasha Gelman Collection," April 19–July 15, 1990, unnumbered cat.

Mexico City. Centro Cultural Arte Contemporáneo. "La Colección de Pintura Mexicana de Jacques y Natasha Gelman," June 23–October 11, 1992, not in catalogue.

Martigny. Fondation Pierre Gianadda. "De Matisse à Picasso: Collection Jacques et Natasha Gelman," June 18–November 1, 1994, unnumbered cat. (p. 261).

Roland Penrose in Yves Tanguy: Rétrospective 1925–1955. Ed. Agnès Angliviel de La Beaumelle and Florence Chauveau. Exh. cat., Centre Georges Pompidou, Musée national d'art moderne. Paris, 1982, p. 28 [German ed., Munich, 1982, p. 31; reprinted in Exh. New York 1983 brochure, p. 13].

José Pierre in Yves Tanguy: Rétrospective 1925–1955. Ed. Agnès Angliviel de La Beaumelle and Florence Chauveau. Exh. cat., Centre Georges Pompidou, Musée national d'art moderne. Paris, 1982, p. 58 [German ed., Munich, 1982].

Agnès Angliviel de La Beaumelle and Florence Chauveau, ed. Yves Tanguy: Rétrospective 1925–1955. Exh. cat., Centre Georges Pompidou, Musée national d'art moderne. Paris, 1982, pp. 154–55, 230, no. 117, ill. (color).

Katharina Schmidt in Yves Tanguy. Ed. Katharina Schmidt. Exh. cat., Staatliche Kunsthalle Baden-Baden. Munich, 1982, pp. 22, 258, 261, 274, no. 101, ill. p. 223 (color).

Sabine Rewald in Twentieth-Century Modern Masters: The Jacques and Natasha Gelman Collection. Ed. William S. Lieberman. Exh. cat., The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, 1989, pp. 236–38, 316, ill. (color and bw).

William S. Lieberman in Twentieth-Century Modern Masters: The Jacques and Natasha Gelman Collection. Ed. William S. Lieberman. Exh. cat., The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, 1989, p. 15.

Dawn Ades in Twentieth-Century Modern Masters: The Jacques and Natasha Gelman Collection. Ed. William S. Lieberman. Exh. cat., The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, 1989, p. 43.

John Ashbery in Twentieth–Century Modern Masters: The Jacques and Natasha Gelman Collection. Ed. William S. Lieberman. Exh. cat., The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, 1989, p. 51.



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