Mixed media by Jimmy Ernst
Jimmy Ernst (1920-1984) was an important and influential artist and educator known for his surrealist and abstract expressionist works. Ernst was the son of famous German surrealist artist Max Ernst and art historian Louise Straus. Born in Cologne, Germany, Ernst immigrated to the United States and settled in New York in 1938 where he bonded with other European exiles and members of the avant-garde.
Throughout the 1950’s and 1960’s Ernst exhibited at galleries in the United States and abroad including at the prestigious Grace Borgenicht Gallery, Inc., New York.
Ernst’s works are held in many public collections including the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York; the Brooklyn Museum of Art, New York; the Art Institute of Chicago; the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston; the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia and the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art.
Measures 12″ x 12″ x 1″
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