A hand-signed first edition copy of Beyond Painting by the Surrealist artist Max Ernst. Inscribed and signed by Ernst on the first page.An already rare 1948 first edition of Beyond Painting, made even rarer by Ernsts inscription in pen. Condition The book has some curling, its a collectors item, a must-have for collectors of Surrealism. For international buyers, the item will also be dispatched. Beyond Painting was published in 1948 by Wittenborn.
Assembled in 1947, when Ernst had attained the height of his artistic powers, Beyond Painting is a definitive autobiographical document of the painter and the creative processes behind his work, enhanced by testaments by many of his friends including fellow Surrealists André Breton, Paul Éluard, Roberto Matta and Hans Arp, as well as others such as New York art dealer Julien Levy. Also included is a preface by New York artist Robert Motherwell and a chronology of Ernst's life written by the painter himself.Solar Art Directives features the most innovative artists of the 20th century. The item "Max Ernst hand signed first edition of Beyond Painting. Exceptionally rare book" is in sale since Friday, October 2, 2020.
This item is in the category "Books, Comics & Magazines\Antiquarian & Collectable". The seller is "duckey88" and is located in Edinburgh. This item can be shipped worldwide.