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Max Ernst

Oiseau-tête (Bird-Head), 1934/35

Bronze, one of nine casts
20 7/10 × 14 4/5 × 9 7/10 in
52.5 × 37.5 × 24.6 cm
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Riehen
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Fondation Beyeler
Riehen
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Many people think of Max Ernst first and foremost as a painter, but he also produced a number of …

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Many people think of Max Ernst first and foremost as a painter, but he also produced a number of sculptures. He said of this practice: “When I come to a dead end with my painting, which always happens, sculpture remains a way out for me, since sculpture is more of a game than painting. With sculpture, both hands play …

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Photo: Peter Schibli / © Max Ernst / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris
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Fondation Beyeler
Riehen
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Many people think of Max Ernst first and foremost as a painter, but he also produced a number of …

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Many people think of Max Ernst first and foremost as a painter, but he also produced a number of sculptures. He said of this practice: “When I come to a dead end with my painting, which always happens, sculpture remains a way out for me, since sculpture is more of a game than painting. With sculpture, both hands play …

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Photo: Peter Schibli / © Max Ernst / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris

Max Ernst

Oiseau-tête (Bird-Head), 1934/35

Bronze, one of nine casts
20 7/10 × 14 4/5 × 9 7/10 in
52.5 × 37.5 × 24.6 cm
location
Riehen
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