Selected works in the exhibition | MoMA

Selected works in the exhibition

Max Ernst. Stratified Rocks, Nature’s Gift of Gneiss Lava Iceland Moss 2 kinds of lungwort 2 kinds of ruptures of the perinaeum growths of the heart b) the same thing in a well-polished little box somewhat more expensive. 1920. Gouache and pencil on printed paper on cardstock. Purchase, 1937. © 2017 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York/ADAGP, Paris. Photo: John Wronn

Max Ernst. Stratified Rocks, Nature’s Gift of Gneiss Lava Iceland Moss 2 kinds of lungwort 2 kinds of ruptures of the perinaeum growths of the heart b) the same thing in a well-polished little box somewhat more expensive. 1920. Gouache and pencil on printed paper on cardstock. Purchase, 1937. © 2017 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York/ADAGP, Paris. Photo: John Wronn

Max Ernst made this work by inverting and then selectively painting over a cross-section diagram of a horse’s anatomy.

Max Ernst. Stratified Rocks, Nature’s Gift of Gneiss Lava Iceland Moss 2 kinds of lungwort 2 kinds of ruptures of the perinaeum growths of the heart b) the same thing in a well-polished little box somewhat more expensive. 1920. Gouache and pencil on printed paper on cardstock. Purchase, 1937. © 2017 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York/ADAGP, Paris. Photo: John Wronn
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