Correspondence mainly between Ernst's wife Dorothea (Tanning) and attorney John Frank regarding Max Ernst's efforts to retain American citizenship, which was jeapordized by the McCarren Act and Ernst's extended periods of residence abroad. Many of the letters provide details of Ernst's career and give a chronology of his travels. Included is one letter from Max Ernst to John Frank.
Biographical / Historical:
Max Ernst (1891-1976) was a painter and sculptor, from New York, N.Y.
Also found in the Archives are the Jimmy Ernst papers.
Donated 1982 by Jimmy Ernst, son of Max Ernst.
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"Wieviel Freiheit braucht die Kunst?" : hommage an Adolf Dresen mit Bildern und Blättern von Max Ernst, 1891-1976 und Hans Brosch, 1943- : Achim Freyer, 1934- : Hubertus Giebe, 1953- : Bernhard Heisig, 1925- : Wolfgang Mattheuer, 1927- : 3. MerzSalon im November