This week’s painting is Max Ernst’s Two Children are Threatened by a Nightingale.
I hope you like it!
It's one of his more well-known pieces.
Pieta (Revolution By Night) Max Ernst Date: 1923; Paris, France Style: Surrealism Period: First French period Genre: symbolic painting Media: oil, canvas Dimensions: 88.9 x 116.2 cm Location: Tate Gallery, London, UK
Always slightly ahead of his time, Max Ernst is one of my favourite artists. He was creating drippy paintings long before Pollock and was one of the founders of the Cologne Dada group. There is often a hint of humour in Ernst’s 2D and 3D work, but he had a dark and gloomy side to…
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