Max Ernst

French-American, born Germany, 1891-1976

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Max Ernst

French-American, born Germany, 1891-1976

7,598 followers

Closely associated with Dada and Surrealism, Max Ernst made paintings, sculptures, and prints …

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Closely associated with Dada and Surrealism, Max Ernst made paintings, sculptures, and prints depicting fantastic, nightmarish images that often made reference to anxieties originating in childhood. Ernst demonstrated a profound interest in Freudian psychoanalysis, which is apparent in his exploration of Automatism

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$16m, Christie's, 2011
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Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and 1 more
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Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and 16 more
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