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Max Klinger, The Pre-Gorey, in Hamburg

Posted in Exhibitions / Openings / Signings, Eyecandy by Suzanne on January 17th, 2008 | BBC Wikipedia


Entführung, plate 9 of the Ein Handschuh ("A Glove") series by Max Klinger, 1881

Final chance for northern Germans to become acquainted with the ghastly & nightmarish symbolist oeuvre of Max Klinger - Edward Gorey's insanely ingenious father figure.

The retrospective entitled Eine Liebe. Max Klinger und die Folgen (A Love. Max Klinger's Impact on Modern Art) at Hamburger Kunsthalle has been extended to end this weekend, so it's not too late for you to plan a short trip to one of my favourite German cities.


In Flagranti, part of the Dramas series by Max Klinger, 1883

Recommended publication: Graphic Works of Max Klinger (Dover Art Collections)

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    Suzanne Gerber – Giving Taste A Bad Name Since Kindergarten» Blog Archive » Max Klinger at Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Strasbourg, and OH MAH GAWD IS SHE BACK OR WAT says:

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    July 22nd, 2012 at 12:52 am

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