MAX BECKMANN (German / 1884-1950)

One of the key figures in German Expressionism, Max Beckmann was born in Leipzig in 1884. After years of success and acclaim in the 1920s, when he was part of the offshoot movement of Expressionism known as Neue Sachlichkeit or New Objectivity, Max Beckmann's fortunes plummeted with the rise of the Nazis, who declared his art "degenerate" and removed 500 of his works from German museums. Beckmann fled to Holland, where he lived for ten years. After WWII Max Beckmann emigrated to New York, where he died in 1950.

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Selected prints by MAX BECKMANN

Weiblicher Kopf, 1913

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