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The Angel of the Odd – Dark Romanticism from Goya to Max Ernst

March 6th, 2013 - Leo Plaw Carlos Schwabe (1866-1926), The Death of the Gravedigger, 1900

The exhibition, “The Angel of the Odd – Dark Romanticism from Goya to Max Ernst” opens at the Musée d’Orsay. It brings together around 200 works: paintings, drawings, prints and sculptures from the late 18th century to the early 20th century, as well as twelve films from the inter-war period.

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Max Ernst Retrospective in Vienna Albertina

February 6th, 2013 - Leo Plaw

The Albertina will devote an exhibition to the first retrospective in Austria of Max Ernst. Presenting a selection of 180 paintings, collages, and sculptures, as well as relevant examples of illustrated books and documents, the exhibition will assemble works related to all of the artist’s periods, discoveries, and techniques, thereby introducing his life and œuvre within a both biographic and historical context.

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Surreal Worlds (Surreale Welten) Exhibition Berlin

April 3rd, 2012 - Leo Plaw Max Ernst

The Scharf-Gerstenberg show encompasses 300 works of “Surrealism and its predecessors,” with exquisite examples of surrealistic art by Max Ernst, Salvador Dalí and Rene Magritte, and with works by Odilon Redon, Paul Klee and Jean Dubuffet.

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Dorothea Tanning Dies

February 3rd, 2012 - Leo Plaw Dorothea Tanning in her studio, New York

Dorothea Tanning (1910 – 2012) has died peacefully in her home in New York City on January 31, aged 101 years old.

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Leonora Carrington Dies Age 94

May 28th, 2011 - Leo Plaw Leonora Carrington Dies Age 94

The surrealist painter and sculptor Leonora Carrington died age 94 years in Mexico City. The British artist had been taken to hospital in Mexico City on Thursday night because of pneumonia.

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Surreal Objects – Dalí to Man Ray – Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt

March 1st, 2011 - Leo Plaw Surreal Things. Sculptures and objects from Dalí to Man Ray.

This is the first, wide-ranging exhibition to focus exclusively on the Surrealists’ three-dimensional works – about 150 of them in all. From today’s perspective, many of them seem surprisingly fresh and contemporary, not historical artefacts at all.

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Surréalisme – National Art Centre Tokyo

February 17th, 2011 - Leo Plaw Surréalisme – National Art Centre Tokyo

The National Art Centre Tokyo showcases a total of 170 Surrealist paintings, sculptures, objects, sketches, photos and films and other related materials from the extensive collection of the Pompidou Center in Paris.

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Dorothea Tanning Graphics

October 12th, 2010 - Leo Plaw Dorothea Tanning Graphics

On 25 August 2010, American artist Dorothea Tanning celebrated her 100th Birthday in New York. Tanning, who was married to Max Ernst in 1946 for three decades, refuses to allow any fuss being made over her. Nevertheless, the Max Ernst Museum Brühl is hosting between 25 August 2010 to 30 January 2011 the exhibition, “Between the inner eye and the other side of the door” to celebrate her 100th birthday.

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Bilderträume – The Ulla und Heiner Pietzsch Collection

November 1st, 2009 - Leo Plaw Bilderträume – The Ulla und Heiner Pietzsch Collection

The collection of the Berlin couple Ulla and Heiner Pietzsch is one of the most outstanding Surrealist collections of a worldwide. For the first time this collection of over 150 artworks is now publicly exhibited in Berlin at the Neue Nationalgalerie

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