Birth of a Galaxy
Max Ernst
Birth of a Galaxy
Max Ernst (German, 1891-1976): Birth of a Galaxy, 1969. Second French period. Oil on canvas, 92 x 73 cm. Fondation Beyeler, Basel, Switzerland. © This artwork may be protected by copyright. It is posted on the site in accordance with fair use principles.



"A prolific artist, Ernst was a primary pioneer of the Dada movement and Surrealism."

Read more: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Max_Ernst#American_period



"Max Ernst was a German-born Surrealist who helped shape the emergence of Abstract Expressionism in America post-World War II." (Kara Fiedorek, theartstory.org)

Read more (multimedia; article): http://www.theartstory.org/artist-ernst-max.htm



Of Interest (concise overview): http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/191745/Max-Ernst



http://www.moma.org/collection/artist.php?artist_id=1752



http://www.fondationbeyeler.ch/en/collection/max-ernst