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Of 'Truths Impossible to Put in Words': Max Beckmann Contextualized

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Of 'Truths Impossible to Put in Words': Max Beckmann Contextualized - Long, Rose-Carol Washton (Editor), and Makela, Maria (Editor)
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Dismissing attempts to characterize his paintings and graphic work as connected to stylistic movements or to historical events, Max Beckmann positioned himself above the earthly realm and claimed that he painted 'truths impossible to put in words'. In contrast, this volume consists of essays that relate his work to the tangible circumstances of its production and reception. Unlike much earlier scholarship that has focused on stylistic analysis or on interpretations of the work's 'eternal truth', these essays contextualize ...

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Of 'Truths Impossible to Put in Words': Max Beckmann Contextualized 2009, Peter Lang Gmbh, Internationaler Verlag Der Wissenschaften, Bern

ISBN-13: 9783039107049

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