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Max Ernst: Life and Work

ISBN: 0500976589;
Издательство: Thames & Hudson
Страниц: 352

A penetrating, intimate portrayal of the creative life of an individual artist and of the artistic life of the twentieth century. Throughout his career, Max Ernst created fantastic worlds through images. But it is only when one sees his work in relation to the images of his personal life?his letters, photographs, poetry, and diaries, so brilliantly reproduced on these pages?that one begins to understand his world, a world spent at the epicenter of twentieth-century artistic life. Max Ernst: Life and Work draws on an unprecedented collection of source material, much of it published here for the first time, to present a compelling portrait of the artist's life and an intellectual portrait of the period. Edited by Werner Spies, a close friend of Max Ernst and the leading authority on his extraordinarily rich, surreal world, it includes letters and notes by friends and contemporaries that provide insight into the reception of Ernst's oeuvre and shed...

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