Yves Tanguy World is not only located in Locronan, in the family house, but in every significant
places where the painter and his wife lived. Locronan is the main entry point to his
imaginary universe and his house the spring from which he drew part of his inspiration.
The museum complex being built in the family house will present letters
and early works
of his youth as well as reproductions of his major works.
To have a better understanding of the genesis of his work, they will be presented
within his familiesí surroundings and the social and cultural atmosphere of
the beginning of the 20th century. Under the direction of an international board
of scholars, clues, hints, analyses and explanations will provide an understanding
of his influence on the Art of the 20th century.