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Max Ernst : a retrospective /

by Ernst, Max; Spies, Werner; Rewald, Sabine; Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.).
Type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York : New Haven : Metropolitan Museum of Art ; Yale University Press, c2005Description: xvii, 301 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 32 cm.ISBN: 1588391515 (hardcover); 1588391523 (pbk.); 0300107188 (Yale University Press).Subject(s): Ernst, Max, 1891-1976 -- Exhibitions | Dadaism | SurrealismOnline resources: Connect to this title (Table of contents) | Table of contents only | Contributor biographical information | Publisher description | Book review (H-Net) Table of contents also issued online.
Contents:
Sponsor's statement / Nikolaus Schweickart and Andrea Firmenich -- Director's foreword / Philippe de Montebello -- Acknowledgements / Werner Spies and Sabine Rewald -- Introduction / Sabine Rewald -- Nightmare and deliverance / Werner Spies -- Max Ernst and politics / Ludger Derenthal -- Max Ernst and the great masters / Thomas Gaehtgens -- Past imperfect, present conditional / Robert Storr -- Max Ernst in America : "Vox Angelica" / Werner Spies -- Terrors of the encyclopedia : Max Ernst and contemporary art / Pepe Karmel -- Works in the exhibition -- Chronology / Catherine Heroy.
Review: "This volume accompanies a major retrospective of Ernst's work at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, the first held in the United States in thirty years. Every work in the exhibition is reproduced in the lavish plates section of the book, and many comparative illustrations are included. The texts by experts in the field follow Ernst's peripatetic career and offer fresh insights into his oeuvre."--BOOK JACKET.
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Book Book Main library Non-fiction IA ERN 2005 (Browse shelf) 1 Available Donated by the Shaw Research Library, National Gallery of Victoria 2015-0758
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Published in conjunction with an exhibition held at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Apr. 7-July 10, 2005.

Includes bibliographical references (p. 290-293) and index.

Sponsor's statement / Nikolaus Schweickart and Andrea Firmenich -- Director's foreword / Philippe de Montebello -- Acknowledgements / Werner Spies and Sabine Rewald -- Introduction / Sabine Rewald -- Nightmare and deliverance / Werner Spies -- Max Ernst and politics / Ludger Derenthal -- Max Ernst and the great masters / Thomas Gaehtgens -- Past imperfect, present conditional / Robert Storr -- Max Ernst in America : "Vox Angelica" / Werner Spies -- Terrors of the encyclopedia : Max Ernst and contemporary art / Pepe Karmel -- Works in the exhibition -- Chronology / Catherine Heroy.

"This volume accompanies a major retrospective of Ernst's work at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, the first held in the United States in thirty years. Every work in the exhibition is reproduced in the lavish plates section of the book, and many comparative illustrations are included. The texts by experts in the field follow Ernst's peripatetic career and offer fresh insights into his oeuvre."--BOOK JACKET.

Table of contents also issued online.

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