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Self-Portrait in Words Collected Writings and Statements, 1903-1950

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ISBN-10: 0226041360

ISBN-13: 9780226041360

Edition: 1999

Authors: Max Beckmann, Barbara Copeland Buenger

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This rich and engaging chronicle will serve as both a companion to Beckmann's art and a testament to the complexities of a German artist's life and experience in the first half of the century.
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Book details

List price: $34.00
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Publication date: 11/10/1999
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 444
Size: 5.75" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.232
Language: English

List of Plates
Preface and Acknowledgments
Maps Introduction
Diary, August 14-September 20, 1903
Diary, December 6, 1903-January 6, 1904
Diary, January 6 or Afterward-March 9, 1904
Diary, April 1-May 7, 1904
Diary, December 26, 1908-April 4, 1909
Response to In Battle for Art: The Answer to the "Protest of German Artists"
"Thoughts on Timely and Untimely Art"
Diary, December 20, 1912-April 17, 1913
Statement for Exhibition at Hamburg Kunstverein, Max Beckmann (Gemalde), Walter Geffcken (Gemalde), Jules Pascin (Zeichnungen)
"The New Program"
Wartime Letters: East Prussia
Wartime Letters: Belgium (Courtrai, Roeselare, Ostende)
Wartime Letters: Roeselare, Wervicq, Brussels
Catalogue Foreword for Exhibition at I. B. Neumann Graphisches Kabinett, Berlin, Max Beckmann Graphik
"Creative Credo"
Text for Hell Portfolio
Contribution to "On the Value of Criticism: An Inquiry of Artists"
Ebbi: A Comedy
The Hotel: Drama in Four Acts
Letter for the Piper Almanach
"The Social Stance of the Artist by the Black Tightrope Walker"
"The Artist in the State"
Statement in the Catalogue of the Mannheim Kunsthalle Retrospective
Answer to Frankfurter Zeitung Questionnaire about Politics
"On My Painting"
Speech Given to His First Class in the United States, Washington University, St. Louis
"Letters to a Woman Painter"
Speech for Friends and Faculty during Commencement Week Activities, Washington University, St. Louis
"Can Painting Be Taught?
Beckmann's Answer"
Table of Monetary Equivalents