Conrad Festival 2013

literature and art

Max Ernst. Imagination’s Lover.

Max Ernst. Imagination’s Lover.

Books and graphics
An exhibition of Max Ernst's book illustrations and drawings prepared by Stuttgart’s Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen. It presents 196 drawings that this outstanding artist created for works by: Paul Eluard, Tristan Tzara, Hans Arp, Franz Kafka, Kurt Schwitters, Antoin Artaud, Lewis Carroll, and texts by Andre Breton, leader of the surrealist movement and author of a surrealist manifesto, as well as collage books, such as: Histoire naturelle (1926), La femme 100 tête (1929), and Rêve d’une petite fille qui volt entrer au Carmel.
The exhibition documents Ernst’s works from the surrealist period in particular, but it also includes the period of Dadaism and single drawings from the later period, dominated by cubist and geometric elements.
Curator and the exhibition’s artistic arrangement: Anna Król, the Manggha Museum of Japanese Art and Technology
Project coordinator: Renata Kopyto, the Nuremberg House in Krakow
Exhibition owner: Ifa - Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen e.V., Stuttgart
Exhibition realized thanks to: The Foundation for Polish-German Cooperation

22 October, at 00:00 Manggha, ul. Marii Konopnickiej 26

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