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Max Ernst
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    (April 2, 1891-April 1, 1976)
    Resided in France and Arizona
    Paintings include ‘The Hat Makes the Man,’ ‘The Elephant Celebes,’ ‘Robing of the Bride,’ ‘Loplop Presents André Breton,’ ‘Murdering Airplane,’ ‘Angel of Hearth and Home,’ ‘The Virgin Spanking the Christ Child Before Three Witnesses,’ ‘Everyone Here Speaks Latin,’ ‘Fatagaga’ and ‘The Hundred Headed Woman’
    He was obsessed with birds.
    He claimed he was visited by a supernatural bird called ‘Loplop.’
    He frequently painted ‘Loplop’ and claimed it was a stand-in for himself.
    He shocked people by painting the Virgin Mary beating the baby Jesus.
    He co-founded the nonsensical art theory known as ‘Dada.’
    He served in the German army during World War I.
    He hated his father.
    He has been called ‘the first Surrealist painter.’
    His style was extremely influential.
    He invented a new art technique called ‘frottage.’
    He was self-taught.
    His works were among the first displayed in the Guggenheim family’s museums.
    At the beginning of World War II, he was arrested by the French; then when the Nazis invaded, he was arrested by the Gestapo.
    He barely escaped Europe with his life.

Credit: Wieland Kalligaro

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