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The first artist to produce genuinely interesting work in this medium, however,
was Max Ernst. Some of Ernst's early Dada collages are astonishing revelations
of dread, and perhaps none conveys it with more intensity than his Murdering ...
Max Ernst, arriving in Paris from Germany, gently caricatured them in 1922 (plate
147). Breton, in a cloak, stands at the centre, giving his pontifical benediction to
other young poets: Paul Éluard (1895–1952), Louis Aragon (b. 1897), and ...
ins Collection, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, Purchase × 22; X4; I 2 Oil
on wood with wood construction 27 line, a landscape foreign to the objects
represented. . . 153 Max Ernst Tipo Children Are Threatened by a Nightingale
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - dbsovereign - LibraryThing
Wonderful pictures - some even full page! Nice overview of the last hundred years or so of art (through the 1980s) -- wow, and to think I've lived through about thirty years of this...(!). Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - jcbrunner - LibraryThing
Coming late to the party, this tie-in to an early 1980s TV documentary series, I both like reading his poignant and wide-ranging introduction to 20th century art (that remains very wedded to the 19th ... Read full review