Synopses & Reviews
The series has always been highly regarded for its insight and authority, providing an invaluable introduction to key artists and movements in art history. Each volume contains an introductory essay, forty-eight full-page colour plates, accompanied by extensive notes, and numerous comparative illustrations in colour or black and white.
The work of Max Ernst reflected his emphasis on art as a process of enquiry, with his collages and canvases exploring the fantastic world of the unconscious, creating a psychological biography that gave viewers new mental and artistic perspectives. This book presents a selection of his work.