Coverbild Entdeckungsfahrten zu Max Ernst
Entdeckungsfahrten zu Max Ernst
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Texts by: Dr. Jürgen Pech, Patrick Blümel, Dr. Achim Sommer, Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Werner Spies, Jürgen Wilhelm
Graphic Design: KOMA AMOK
Edited by: Max Ernst Museum Brühl des LVR (Landschaftsverband Rheinland)
March 2013 , 188 Pages , 0 Ills.
307mm x 248mm
ISBN: 978-3-7757-3509-4
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Max Ernst (1891–1976) was one of the most versatile artists of the modern era. Starting out as a Dadaist in Cologne, he soon became a Surrealist pioneer in Paris. Even later, as a perpetual innovator of new figures, forms, and techniques, Ernst was continually re-orienting his work. In the process he created a unique body of work whose development is marked by the artist’s lively and peripatetic lifestyle in Europe and the United States. His ingenuity in dealing with visual and inspirational techniques, the breaks between the various stages of his work, and the changing themes are impressive. This publication presents the wealth of the artist’s multifaceted oeuvre in a selection of more than 150 paintings, drawings, collages, and sculptures, which make it possible to experience the work process that involved references to the past, the political events of the time, and a prophetic, visionary view of the future. Exhibition schedule: Albertina, Vienna, January 23–May 5, 2013 | Fondation Beyeler, Riehen / Basel, May 26–September 1, 2013
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