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biografia di Max ERNST (1891-1976)

Personal data


Birth : 04/02/1891 - Brühl, Germany
Death : 04/01/1976 - Paris, France
Sex : M
Nationality/Affiliation : France - Germany

Family relations

Husband of Dorothea TANNING [ 1910-2012 ]

Professional data


Work and Life

1958:He became a French citizen.
1943:He visited Sedona, Arizona, USA with Dorothea TANNING.
1941:Emigrated to the USA he settled in New York NY, USA and married the art collector Peggy GUGGENHEIM to be able to live in the USA during the war.
1939:He was interned in a French prison camp on the false accusation that he was spying. He escaped, only to discover that his lover Leonora CARRINGTON had had an emotional breakdown and had sold his house for a bottle of brandy, leaving him homeless.
1938:He left the Surrealist movement.
1921:He was invited by André BRETON to Paris, France where he befriended Tristan TZARA and Sophie TAEUBER.
1920:Along with Johannes BAARGELD and Hans ARP, he founded the Cologne Dada group.
1911:He became acquainted with the “Blaue Reiter”, Guillaume APOLLINAIRE, Georges GROSZ as well as Hans ARP.

Work


Categorie and medium


Painting :
Drawing-Watercolor : Collage

Movements and styles

Surrealism
Dadaism
Photosurrealism

Works

Forest
Date of creation : 1926
Medium : Oil/canvas
Size : 100 x 60 cm
 

Solo Exhibitions (Selected)


Solo exhibitions

2005

Gravures
Musée des Tapisseries – Pavillon de Vendôme – Aix-en-Provence, France
2005 – 06/15/2005

Rétrospective
The Metropolitan Museum of Art – New York NY, United States
04/07/2005 – 07/10/2005

2003

Galerie Daniel Malingue – Paris, France
2003 – 07/18/2003

A Natural History of the Mind
Carosso LLC Fine Arts – New York NY, United States
02/05/2003 – 03/28/2003

2002

Museum voor Schone Kunsten – Gent, Belgium
09/15/2002 – 11/17/2002

1975

Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum – New York NY, United States
1975

Group Exhibitions (Selected)


Art shows / fairs

2007

FIAC Foire Internationale d’Art Contemporain
Galeries Nationales du Grand Palais – Paris, France
10/18/2007 – 10/22/2007
Represented by : Galerie 1900 – 2000 – 8 Rue Bonaparte – Paris, France

2004

FIAC Foire Internationale d’Art Contemporain, n°31
Paris Expo – Porte de Versailles – Paris, France
10/21/2004 – 10/25/2004
Represented by : Timothy Baum – New York NY, United States

Art 35 Basel
Messe Basel – Basel BS, Switzerland
06/16/2004 – 06/21/2004
Represented by : Galerie Brusberg Berlin – Kurfürstendamm 213 – Berlin, Germany

2003

Art Basel Miami Beach
Miami Beach Convention Center – Miami Beach FL, United States
12/04/2003 – 12/07/2003
Represented by : Galerie 1900 – 2000 – 8 Rue Bonaparte – Paris, France

Art Cologne, n° 37
Cologne, Germany
10/29/2003 – 11/02/2003
Represented by : Die Galerie – Grüneburgweg 123 – Frankfurt, Germany

Art 34 Basel
Messe Basel – Basel BS, Switzerland
06/18/2003 – 06/23/2003
Represented by : Galerie Brusberg Berlin – Kurfürstendamm 213 – Berlin, Germany

Art Chicago 2003
Navy Pier’s Festival Hall – Chicago IL, United States
05/09/2003 – 05/12/2003
Represented by : James Goodman Gallery – 41 East 57th Street, Suite 802 – New York NY, United States

KUNSTKÖLN 2003 – Internationale Messe für Editionen, Art Brut, Kunst nach 1980
Rheinhallen – Cologne, Germany
04/05/2003 – 04/09/2003
Represented by : Galerie Manus Presse – Lieschingstrasse 6 – Stuttgart, Germany

2002

Art Basel Miami Beach
Miami Beach Convention Center – Miami Beach FL, United States
12/05/2002 – 12/08/2002
Represented by : Galerie 1900 – 2000 – 8 Rue Bonaparte – Paris, France

FIAC, n°29
Paris Expo – Porte de Versailles – Paris, France
10/24/2002 – 10/28/2002
Represented by : Galerie 1900 – 2000 – 8 Rue Bonaparte – Paris, France

Art 33 Basel
Messe Basel – Basel BS, Switzerland
06/12/2002 – 06/17/2002
Represented by : Galerie Brusberg Berlin – Kurfürstendamm 213 – Berlin, Germany

Art Frankfurt – Die europäische Messe für junge Kunst, n° 14
Frankfurt, Germany
05/26/2002 – 05/30/2002
Represented by : Die Galerie – Grüneburgweg 123 – Frankfurt, Germany

Art Miami, n°12
Miami Beach Convention Center – Miami Beach FL, United States
01/04/2002 – 01/08/2002
Represented by : Galerie Marion Meyer – 15, rue Guénégaud – Paris, France

2001

Art Basel Miami Beach: cancelled
Miami Beach Convention Center – Miami Beach FL, United States
12/13/2001 – 12/16/2001
Represented by : Galerie 1900 – 2000 – 8 Rue Bonaparte – Paris, France

Art Toronto 2001 – TIAF Toronto International Art Fair
MTCC Metro Toronto Convention Centre – Toronto ON, Canada
10/11/2001 – 10/15/2001
Represented by : James Goodman Gallery – 41 East 57th Street, Suite 802 – New York NY, United States

FIAC, n°28
Paris Expo – Porte de Versailles – Paris, France
10/10/2001 – 10/15/2001
Represented by : Galleria d’Arte Contini – San Marco 2765 – Venice VE, Italy

Art 32 Basel
Messe Basel – Basel BS, Switzerland
06/13/2001 – 06/18/2001
Represented by : Galerie Brusberg Berlin – Kurfürstendamm 213 – Berlin, Germany

ArtBrussels – 19th Contemporary Art Fair
Brussels Expo – Brussels, Belgium
04/20/2001 – 04/24/2001
Represented by : Jiri Svestka Gallery – Jungmannova 30 – Prague, Czech Republic

KUNSTKÖLN 2001 – Internationale Messe für Editionen, Art Brut, Kunst nach 1980
Rheinhallen – Cologne, Germany
03/29/2001 – 04/01/2001
Represented by : Galerie Manus Presse – Lieschingstrasse 6 – Stuttgart, Germany

13th Annual Works on Paper
New York NY, United States
03/02/2001 – 03/04/2001
Represented by : Charles M. Young Fine Prints & Drawings – 592 Chestnut Hill Road – Glastonbury, United Kingdom

Art Miami, n° 11
Miami Beach Convention Center – Miami Beach FL, United States
01/18/2001 – 01/22/2001
Represented by : Galerie Jacques de Vos – 7, rue Bonaparte – Paris, France

Artpalmbeach – 4th Modern & Contemporary Art Fair
International Pavilion of the Palm Beaches – West Palm Beach FL, United States
01/10/2001 – 01/15/2001
Represented by : Galerie Fabien Boulakia – 10 Avenue Matignon – Paris, France

2000

ARTissima – Arte Contemporaneo a Torino, n° 7
Palazzo del Lavoro – Turin TO, Italy
10/05/2000 – 10/08/2000
Represented by : Salamon – L’ArteModerna – Via San Quintino, 4 – Turin TO, Italy

Art Expo – Fira d’Art de Barcelona
Barcelona, Spain
05/18/2000 – 05/22/2000
Represented by : Galeria d’Art Manuel Barbie – Consell de Cent 321 – Barcelona, Spain

KUNSTKÖLN 2000 – Internationale Messe für Editionen, Art Brut, Kunst nach 1980
Messegelände Köln-Deutz – Cologne, Germany
04/01/2000 – 04/09/2000
Represented by : Galerie Manus Presse – Lieschingstrasse 6 – Stuttgart, Germany

1999

Art Cologne, n° 33
Cologne, Germany
11/07/1999 – 11/14/1999
Represented by : Maxwell Davidson Gallery – 41 East 57th Street – New York NY, United States

ARTissima – Arte Contemporaneo a Torino, n° 6
Turin TO, Italy
10/07/1999 – 10/10/1999
Represented by : Salamon – L’ArteModerna – Via San Quintino, 4 – Turin TO, Italy


Group exhibitions

2004

D’Ensor à Magritte, dans les collections du musée de Gand
Musée Fleury – Lodève, France
11/20/2004 – 02/27/2005

2003

Paris 1945 bis 1965 – Metropole der Kunst. Malerei, Plastik, Graphik, Photographie
Lentos Kunstmuseum Linz – Linz, Austria
12/11/2003 – 04/12/2004

Exposition vente, André Breton, 42 rue Fontaine
Calmels Cohen – Drouot Richelieu – Paris, France
04/01/2003 – 04/18/2003

2002

Images of Women
Jack Rutberg Fine Arts – Los Angeles CA, United States
03/2002 – 04/30/2002

Surrealismus
Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen (NRW) – Düsseldorf, Germany
07/20/2002 – 11/24/2002

La Révolution Surréaliste
MNAM Musée National d’Art Moderne – Centre National d’Art et de Culture Georges Pompidou – Paris, France
03/06/2002 – 06/24/2002

2001

Surrealism : Desire Unbound
Tate Modern – London, United Kingdom
09/20/2001 – 12/16/2001

1954

27e Biennale di Venezia
Venice VE, Italy
1954

Bibliography (Selected)


On the artist


Monographies

1996

Max Ernst da colezioni francesi e italiane
Publisher: Skira Editore – Milan MI, Italy
1996

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