Tuesday, November 8

Max Beckmann in New York


"This exhibition puts a spotlight on artist Max Beckmann's special connection with New York City, featuring 14 paintings that he created while living in New York from 1949 to 1950, as well as 25 earlier works from New York collections. The exhibition assembles several groups of iconic works, including self-portraits; mythical, expressionist interiors; robust, colorful portraits of women and performers; landscapes; and triptychs. During the late 1920s, Max Beckmann (1884–1950) was at the pinnacle of his career in Germany; his work was presented by prestigious art dealers, he taught at the St├Ądel Art School in Frankfurt, and he moved in a circle of influential writers, critics, publishers, and collectors. ..."
Metropolitan Museum of Art
Metropolitan Museum of Art: Exhibition Objects
NY Times: ‘Max Beckmann in New York,’ a Belated but Full-Blown Homage to a German Modernist
Yale Book: Max Beckmann in New York
W - Max Beckmann
vimeo: MET MUSEUM: MAX BECKMANN IN NEW YORK

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