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Max Ernst : life and work : an autobiographical collage

Author: Max Ernst; Werner Spies; Deutsches Forum für Kunstgeschichte.
Publisher: London : Thames & Hudson in association with DuMont, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Max Ernst: Life and Work draws on an unprecedented collection of source material, much of it published here for the first time, to present a compelling portrait of the artist's life and an intellectual portrait of an entire period. These letters and notes by friends and contemporaries provide insight into the reception of his oeuvre, illustrate Ernst's own texts and shed light on his biography."--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Max Ernst; Max Ernst
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Max Ernst; Werner Spies; Deutsches Forum für Kunstgeschichte.
ISBN: 9780500976586 0500976589
OCLC Number: 63186188
Notes: Originally published as: Max Ernst : Leben und Werk. Cologne : DuMont Literatur und Kunst, 2005.
"This book is a documentary supplement volume to Max Ernst : catalogue raisonné, edited by Werner Spies"--Title page verso.
"This volume was compiled by the German Forum for Art History / Centre allemand d'histoire de l'art"--Half-title verso.
Credits: Translated from the German by John W. Gabriel.
Description: 351 pages : illustrations (some color), portraits, facsimiles ; 30 cm
Contents: 'Directions for use' / Werner Spies --
'Biographical notes': how Max Ernst plays with a literary genre / Julia Drost --
Germany, 1891-1922 --
France, 1922-1941 --
America, 1941-1949 --
Europe, 1949-1976 --
Catalogue of illustrated works.
Responsibility: edited by Werner Spies.

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