'Exposition Minotaure', Palais des Beaux-Arts, Brussels, 12 May-3 June 1934, cat. no. 109.
'Yves Tanguy', Pierre Matisse Gallery, New York, 5-30 November 1946, cat. no. 2.
'Yves Tanguy: A Retrospective Exhibition', The Museum of Modern Art, New York, 7 September-30 October 1955, p.32 (ill.)
'Der Surrealismus 1922-1942' Kunsthaus Munich, 11 March-7 May 1972, cat. no.425; travelled to Musée des Arts Décoratifs, Paris, 9 June-24 September 1972, cat. no.410 (ill.).
'Surrealism', National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo, 1975, cat. no.55.
'Tendenzen der Zwanziger Jahre', Akademie der Künste, Berlin, 14 August-16 October 1977, cat. no. 4/185 (ill.).
'Dada and Surrealism Reviewed', Hayward Gallery, London (organised by the Arts Council of Great Britain), 11 January-27 March 1978, cat. no. 9.68 (ill.).
'Yves Tanguy: Retrospective 1925-1955', Musée National d'Art Moderne, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, 17 June-27 September 1982, cat. no. 36 (ill. col.); travelled to Staatliche Kunsthalle, Baden-Baden, 7 October 1982-2 January 1983, cat. no. 29 (ill. col.); to Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, 21 January-27 February 1983.
'Surrealism: Revolution by Night', National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, 12 March 1993-2 May 1993; Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane, 21 May 1993-11 July 1993; Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 30 July 1993-19 September 1993; cat. no. 272 (ill. col. p.173)
(possible loan) 'Yves Tanguy Retrospective', Staatsgalerie Stuttgart, 9 December 2000-29 April 2001.