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Max Ernst : a retrospective

Author: Max Ernst; Werner Spies; Sabine Rewald; Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.)
Publisher: New York : Metropolitan Museum of Art ; New Haven : Yale University Press, ©2005.
Series: Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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From the Publisher: Max Ernst (1891-1976) was a pivotal figure in the history of twentieth-century art. A leader of the Dada movement in Germany, he later joined the circle of writers and artists gathered in Paris around Andre Breton, the unofficial founder of the Surrealist movement. At the outset of World War II, Ernst fled Germany for the United States, first going to New York and eventually settling in Sedona,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Exhibition catalogues
Exhibition catalogs
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Ernst, Max, 1891-1976.
Max Ernst.
New York : Metropolitan Museum of Art : New Haven : Yale University Press, ©2005
(OCoLC)607581389
Named Person: Max Ernst; Max Ernst; Max Ernst; Max Ernst; Max Ernst; Max Ernst
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Max Ernst; Werner Spies; Sabine Rewald; Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.)
ISBN: 1588391515 9781588391513 1588391523 9781588391520 0300107188 9780300107180
OCLC Number: 57422267
Notes: Published in conjunction with an exhibition held at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Apr. 7-July 10, 2005.
Description: xvii, 301 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 32 cm.
Contents: Sponsor's statement / Nikolaus Schweickart and Andrea Firmenich --
Director's foreword / Philippe de Montebello --
Acknowledgments / Werner Spies and Sabine Rewald --
Lenders to the exhibition --
Introduction / Sabine Rewald --
Nightmare and deliverance / Werner Spies --
Max Ernst and politics / Ludger Derenthal --
Max Ernst and the great masters / Thomas Gaehtgens --
Past imperfect, present conditional / Robert Storr --
Max Ernst in America : "vox angelica" / Werner Spies --
Terrors of the encyclopedia: Max Ernst and contemporary art / Pepe Karmel --
Works in the exhibition --
Chronology / Catherine Heroy --
Selected bibliography --
Index --
Photograph credits.
Series Title: Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Responsibility: edited by Werner Spies and Sabine Rewald.
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Max Ernst (1891-1976) was a pivotal figure in the history of 20th-century art.. At the outset of World War II, Ernst fled Germany for the United States, first going to New York and eventually  Read more...

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