Max Ernst, the German surrealist.

The big picture.
May 4 2005 11:00 AM

Odd Man Out

Max Ernst wasn't like the other surrealists.

Click here to read a slide-show essay about Max Ernst, the German surrealist.

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All images courtesy of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, which features these works for the current exhibit "Max Ernst: A Retrospective." 

Lee Siegel is Slate's art critic.