DAC Collection Artist Information
German painter, sculptor, and author
Brief biography, in most instances from the Union List of Artist Names® Online:
Max Ernst was one of the most enthusiastic leaders of the Dada movement in Cologne. Ernst's Surrealist paintings are steeped in Freudian metaphor, private mythology, and childhood memories. One of his major themes centered on the image of the bird, which often incorporated human elements.
Artist ID number in the Union List of Artist Names®: ULAN 500115729.
The ULAN link above leads to a cataloging authority record at the Getty Research Institute.
Objects related to Max Ernst:
|Max Ernst||Forêt à l'aube, 20th century||Lithograph|
ULAN biographical content is displayed with permission of the Getty Research Institute. Some ULAN content in some DAC artist records has been lightly edited. Content from the Getty Research Institute is © 2017 The J. Paul Getty Trust. All rights reserved.