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Ernst, Max 1891–1976.

“Spring”, 1918/19.

Oil on canvas, 57 × 51 cm.
Private Collection.
Bird Memorial
Dans une ville pleine de mystères et de …
Les dieux obscures
Les hommes n’en sauront rien
Es lebe die Liebe oder Pays charmant
The Forest is Closed
Au premier mot limpide
Eve, la seule qui nous reste
Masques et phantasmes
A l’intérieur de la vue: l’oeuf
Paysage au germe de blé
“Fôret et soleil”
The Enigma of an Autumn Afternoon
Vox Angelica
Das Gastmahl der Sphinx
Jardin, peuplé des chimères
The Bird in the Forest
Painting for Young People
Blue sunrise
Die Leimbereitung aus Knochen
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April 2016: 125 years since the birth of Max Ernst
April 2016 marks 125 years since the birth of Max Ernst (2nd April 1891 – 1st April 1976).

Max Ernst was not only a German painter, sculptor, graphic artist and poet but also a leading figure in the Dada and Surrealist movements.

Browse through this small selection of images from our archive and observe the Surrealist and Dadaist techniques Ernst developed and applied, such as collage and grattage.