Max Beckmann

German, 1884-1950

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Max Beckmann

German, 1884-1950

1,715 followers

Leading Modernist painter, printmaker, draftsman, and writer Max Beckmann began his career working …

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Leading Modernist painter, printmaker, draftsman, and writer Max Beckmann began his career working in the traditional style but came to be linked with Expressionism, as well as the Neue Sachlichkeit's contemporary social criticism. Devoted to figuration, Beckmann repeatedly used the theater, circus, history, …

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Selected career achievements
High auction record
£36m, Christie's, 2017
Solo show at a major institution
Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and 5 more
Group show at a major institution
Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and 14 more
Collected by a major institution
Tate, and 3 more
Reviewed by a major art publication
Artforum International Magazine, and 1 more
Participated in a major biennial
documenta
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