Max Ernst


First printing of this wonderful cloth-covered, 1970 monograph on the work of German artist Max Ernst, published to accompany his solo exhibition at Württembergischer Kunstverein, in Stuttgart in 1970.

Titled Max Ernst “Gemälde, Plastiken, Collagen, Frottagen, Bücher” (in English “Paintings, Sculptures, Collages, Frottage, Books”) this handsomely designed and profusely illustrated book covers much of his diverse career of work in full-colour and black and white plates. Includes a chronology (1909-1968), bibliography, list of works, and texts by Werner Spies, Lothar Pretzell, Helmut R. Leppien, Uwe M. Schneede, and a series of texts by Max Ernst himself, covering topics of Dada, Nature, Collage, Surrealism, etc. All texts are in their original German. A very visual book, in perfect condition!

Max Ernst (2 April 1891 – 1 April 1976) was a German painter, sculptor, graphic artist, and poet. A prolific artist, Ernst was a primary pioneer of the Dada movement and Surrealism.

* Condition: Fine (a clean, tight copy in almost As New condition) – All care is taken to provide accurate condition details of used books, photos available on request.

Max Ernst - Gemälde, Plastiken, Collagen, Frottagen, Bücher
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