Max Ernst (German, 1891 - 1976)

Max Ernst

German | 1891 - 1976

Max Ernst was a German Impressionist & Modern artist who was born in 1891. His work is currently being shown at multiple venues like Moderna Museet, Stockholm and will be on exhibit at Mobile Museum of Art on May 17, 2024. Numerous key galleries and museums such as Museo Tamayo have featured Max Ernst's work in the past.Max Ernst's work has been offered at auction multiple times, with realized prices ranging from 2 USD to 24,435,000 USD, depending on the size and medium of the artwork. Since 1998 the record price for this artist at auction is 24,435,000 USD for Le roi jouant avec la reine, sold at Christie's New York in 2022. Max Ernst has been featured in articles for ArtDaily, ArtsJournal and ARTnews. The most recent article is REMARKS ON COLOR: LBJ’s Lucky Light Grays written for Artillery Magazine in April 2024. The artist died in 1976.

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Jack Rutberg Fine Arts
Pasadena | Los Angeles | California | USA
Mar 03,2024 - May 18,2024

Surrealism at the Harn: A Centennial Celebration

Harn Museum of Art
Gainesville | Florida | USA
Dec 09,2023 - Jun 02,2024


Modern & Post-War Art at Swann May 2
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..Ernst is known for the inspired development of frottage and decalcomania, process-based methods of artistic production that served to unlock the powers of the imagination...

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Paul Kasmin Gallery, 515 West 27th Street

..Characterized by its personal, domestic and intimate character, this body of works aptly elucidates Ernst’s belief that the artist should be a diver in subterranean depths, probing the mysteries of the...

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M&L Fine Art

..Max Ernst’s collages for Une semaine de bonte (A Week of Kindness) are among the best-kept secrets of 20th century art...

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Albertina Museum

..Comprised of three monumental bronze figures, the sculptures synthesize Ernst’s iconic use of language and sharp witticism that in turn transcend personal significance and make pointed commentary on the...

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Paul Kasmin Gallery, 515 West 27th Street

..Mayan-like in their abstracted forms, the sculptures hone in on the primordial energy of tribal and ancient traditions and underscore the breadth of influence in Ernst’s practice...

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Paul Kasmin Gallery, 515 West 27th Street

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