14.07.2020
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One hundred years ago, the world was facing a new reality. It was two years after the First World War and Dadaism boldly provoked the art scene with its absurd play, criticism of social conventions, and denial of traditional art forms. At that time, Max Ernst appeared on the art scene as a self-taught artist from Germany, who, like many other young artists, enlisted in the First World War. This deeply traumatizing environment made him feel that modern times were losing ground and were full of absurdity. Read our blog about his creative journey, his interest in the subconscious, and the invention of the frottage technique:

https://www.escapemotions.com/blog/frottage-touch-with-the-subconscious