Capricorn by Max Ernst

Visitors to the Dada exhibition in Cologne were outraged when they saw Ernst’s sculptural compositions. They really were unaccustomed to the view of the average man in the street. Ernst

Embalmed Forest by Max Ernst

Working in the avant-garde technique of “spontaneous” writing, based on the reflex work of the brush, Ernst invented his own method of working with oil paints – “graft”. The artist

The whole city by Max Ernst

Between 1933 and 1936, Ernst wrote several paintings depicting the ruined cities, surrounded by lush vegetation. On these canvases, the artist tried to create an atmosphere of an abandoned, lost

The Colorado River by Max Ernst

The Second World War made adjustments to Ernst’s creative style, but this time the influence turned out to be quite different than what the events of the First World War

Old Dad Raine by Max Ernst

In 1953, Ernst traveled through the Rhine Valley, which resulted in this picture. On her example, you can very clearly see what changes occurred in the manner and worldview of

Antipope by Max Ernst

Created during the Second World War, this painting shakes the viewer with a gloomy, heavy color. In zoomorphic and anthropomorphic figures, probably, it is necessary to see the monstrous creations

Celebes by Max Ernst

Art critics consider this picture the first big surrealist painting by Ernst. Her idea was born to the artist when he saw in the photograph in an anthropological journal a

The perfect time of year by Max Ernst

In search of artistic means to express the subconscious as the antithesis of reality, Ernst discovered the technique of frottage. Illumination happened in a small hotel on the French Atlantic

Beating babies by Max Ernst

Collage was the most significant contribution of Ernst in the formation of the aesthetics of Dada. In his collages, Ernst manipulated the recognizable images, transforming them into strange, sometimes seemingly