The Museum of Our Wishes
The exhibition The Museum of Our Wishes came about in winter 1963-64 on the initiative of the Friends of Moderna Museet. A large number of works considered to be essential to the Museum’s collection were borrowed, and a miracle was achieved: Moderna Museet received a one-off grant of SEK 5 million from the Swedish government. Suddenly, the collection had grown to be one of the finest of its kind. The exhibition was pivotal to Moderna Museet’s further development. Works by Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, Max Ernst, Giacomo Balla, Giorgio de Chirico, Joan Miró, Salvador Dalí, Piet Mondrian and Pablo Picasso were thus added to the collection.
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The Museum of Our Wishes
© Max Ernst/Bildupphovsrätt 2019
Artist:Max Ernst
Max Ernst
1891 - 1976
Germany Eislandschaften, eiszapfen und gesteinsarten des Weiblichen Körpers, 1920
Kvinnokroppens islandskap, istappar och stenarter
Glacial Landscapes, Icicles and Minerals of the Female Body
Gouache and graphite on paper
Bildmått: 26 x 24,5 cm ( 10 1/4 x 9 5/8 in.) Yttermått (Ram): 45,5 x 43 x 2 cm ( 17 15/16 x 16 15/16 x 13/16 in.)
Purchase 1967 (The Museum of Our Wishes)
NM 6070 This artwork is not on display
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