Apr 09 - Jun 01, 2024


Exhibit Detail

German-born artist Max Ernst was a key figure in the movements of Dada and Surrealism that took place in Europe in early part of the 20th century. This exhibition highlights Ernst’s role in the development of these historical art movements through a selection of sculptures, prints, and a series of tapestries by Yvette Cauquil-Prince, who worked closely with the artist to translate his paintings into large-scale woven textiles. With a number of rarely exhibited works from Ernst’s wide-spanning career, the experience will provide windows of insight into his working process and his life spent in Sedona, including original concrete frieze sculptures that were embedded into the walls of his home.  The exhibit will be closed the following days: April 19, April 27, May 10-11, and May 18. 

Max Ernst, Yvette Cauquil-Prince
Cocktail Drinkers, 1975
hand-woven wool tapestry

FREE Public Events:

Observe & Play Family Day
Saturday, April 13 from 10 am – 12 pm
Families are invited to visit the gallery, experience the awe-inspiring scale of Max Ernst’s work, and channel their inner surrealist creativity in experimental maker stations.


Thursday, May 30 from 5 – 9 pm in the Gallery and Yokouchi Pavilion & Courtyard
Join us for the debut of this new program series, featuring an evening of
“activations” unfolding in the gallery space with live dance, movement, and music performances that engage in dialogue with the exhibition. Food and beverage offerings available for purchase during the event.

Captions for images in web banner at the top of this page: (left)
Big Brother, Huismes, 1967
Séraphin le neophyte, 1967

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