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Max Beckmann

[German Expressionist Painter, 1884-1950]

• Relationships: Member of Die Neue Sachlichkeit (The New Objectivity), a group of Expressionist painters.
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    Max Beckmann Works Online    
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Original works by Max Beckmann available for purchase at art galleries worldwide
Paintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago   NEW!

Notable SiteDallas Museum of Art, Texas   NEW!
(There is a "Download" link for zooming in on some works, but confusingly this may take a while to become active)

Notable SiteMax Beckmann at the Detroit Institute of Arts, Michigan
Still Life with Fallen Candles, 1929

Notable SiteFine Arts Museums of San Francisco   NEW!
Many works online

Notable SiteGuggenheim Museum, New York City
2 works online

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art, New York City   NEW!

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Boston   NEW!
Paintings collection online

Notable SiteMuseum of Modern Art, New York City
Includes biographical information about the artist

Notable SiteNational Galleries of Scotland, Edinburgh   NEW!

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.   NEW!
Most but not all artists in the NGA database have works online

Notable SiteSan Francisco Museum of Modern Art

Notable SiteStädel Museum, Frankfurt, Germany
Still Life with Saxophones

Notable SiteStädel Museum, Frankfurt, Germany
Self-portrait with a stiff hat

Notable SiteTate Gallery, London, UK

Ackland Art Museum at the University of North Carolina

Akron Art Museum, Ohio   NEW!
(Click on the "View objects by this artist" link)

Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York
Hotel Lobby, 1950

Art Collection of the Biblioteca Luis Ángel Arango, Colombia

Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia

Barber Institute of Fine Arts, Birmingham, UK

Berkeley Art Museum + Pacific Film Archive, California
The Martyrdom (Das Martyrium)

Block Museum of Art at Northwestern University, Illinois
2 works online (Note that this site opens each work in a new window)

Brooklyn Museum, New York City

Bruce Museum of Arts and Science, Connecticut
Paris Society (Gesellschaft Paris), 1931

Centre Pompidou, Paris (in French)  
Information about the 2002 exhibition Max Beckmann: un peintre dans l'Histoire

Christchurch Art Gallery / Te Puna O Waiwhetu, New Zealand

Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio

Folkwang Museum, Essen, Germany (in German)  

Guilford College Art Gallery, North Carolina

Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts
Harvard have works in their collections, but unfortunately you have to type in the search yourself

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington D.C.   NEW!

Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana

Kunsthalle Mannheim, Germany (in German)  

Kunsthaus Zurich

Kunstmuseum Basel, Switzerland
Alphabetically under "B"

Kunstmuseum Bonn, Germany
Kabarettistinnen, 1943

Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen, Dusseldorf, Germany

Los Angeles County Museum of Art   NEW!

MacKenzie Art Gallery, Saskatchewan

Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, St. Louis, Missouri

Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minnesota
8 works

Musée d'Unterlinden, Colmar, France (mostly in French)  
La petite opération, 1915

Museu de Arte de São Paulo, Brazil (in Portuguese)  

Museum Kunst Palast, Düsseldorf
Quappi in Blue and Grey, 1944

Museum of Modern Art, New York City - Provenance Research Project
5 works by Beckmann

Neue Galerie Museum for German and Austrian Art, New York City
Self-Portrait with Horn, 1938

North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh

Oklahoma City Museum of Art, Oklahoma
In the Tram, 1922

Österreichische Galerie Belvedere, Vienna

Philadelphia Museum of Art

Portland Museum of Art, Maine
Click thumbnail #3

Princeton University Art Museum, New Jersey

Pulitzer Foundation for the Arts, Saint Louis, Missouri

Saint Louis Art Museum, Missouri
Many works online

San Diego Museum of Art, California   NEW!

Smart Museum of Art at the University of Chicago

Spencer Museum of Art at the University of Kansas
Self-Portrait, woodcut

Sprengel Museum, Hannover, Germany
The Market Crier (Self-Portrait of Beckmann at the Circus), 1921

Staatliche Kunsthalle Karlsruhe, Germany ( in German)  
Die Familie (Familie Beckmann), lithograph, 1919

Staatsgalerie Stuttgart (in German)  
Journey on a Fish

State Museums of Berlin

Stiftung Moritzburg, Moritzburg, Germany (in German)  
Max Beckmann and Minna Beckmann-Tube, 1909

Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, Madrid
(Images are zoomable; click on the "expand" icon below the detail image)

University of Iowa Museum of Art, Iowa City

University of Iowa Museum of Art, Iowa City
Karneval (Carnival), 1943

Von der Heydt-Museum, Wuppertal, Germany (in German)  

Walker Art Center, Minnesota

Art Market:
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
Art Signature Dictionary   NEW!

Christie's Past Sale Archive
(database goes as far back as 1991; images go about as far back as 1999)

Sotheby's Sold Lot Archive
(database goes as far back as 1998; images where permitted by copyright go about as far back as 2001)

Pictures from Image Archives:
Notable SiteMax Beckmann at The Athenaeum
2 works online

Notable SiteWorld Visit Guide (formerly Insecula)

Bildindex der Kunst und Architektur (in German)  
(a welcome screen is displayed for a couple of seconds before the search results appear)

Ciudad de la Pintura (in Spanish)  

El Poder de la Palabra (The Power of the Word) (in Spanish)  

Humanities Web

USC Annenberg School for Communication

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Miscellaneous Sites:
Art of the First World War

max beckmann, tate modern

The Legacy Project
"A gathering place for people interested in the enduring legacies of the many violent traumas of the 20th century"

Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on Max Beckmann  
Note: The full version of the article is available only if you follow this link. If you bookmark the article and return later, or if you navigate directly to the Britannica website, you will see a 100-word preview only. Troubleshooting

Notable SiteUnion List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)  
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.

Notable SiteWikipedia, the "Open Content" Encyclopedia
Biographical info

Art + Auction Magazine
Artist Dossier: Max Beckmann

"Mad Max (Max Beckmann at the Museum of Modern Art)"

Artnet Magazine
Self-portrait with Horn, 1938

Artnet Magazine
Max Beckmann in Exile

A look at the life and work of the artist

Planet Deutsche
Article on Beckmann and his connection to the Weimar Era

Tate Magazine
Leon Golub on Max Beckmann

The New York Observer
"Max Beckmann Still Shocks Viewers With His Greatness", article by Hilton Kramer

The New York Observer
"Beckmann, Picasso: Painters Reunited For the First Time", article by Hilton Kramer

The New York Observer
"Dix and Beckmann: Two Painters Convey The Horror of War", article by Hilton Kramer

"Look Inside" and "Search Inside" Books at Amazon
Look Inside Books:Selections from the books listed below are scanned in, in high res. Text is clearly readable and art reproductions vary from so-so to excellent. Don't miss the fact that you can usually zoom in via the "View" drop-down menu, along the top row of Amazon's Online Reader.            
Search Inside Books:Same as "Look Inside", except that the entire book is scanned in, and the text is fully searchable. This is an unbelievable resource, for research and especially for previewing a book when making the decision to buy.
Note: Some "Search Inside" features are limited to people signed in to an account which has previously made a purchase at Amazon.
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Self-Portrait in Words: Collected Writings and Statements, 1903-1950

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Max Beckmann and the Self


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