Skot Foreman Fine Art

Jimmy Ernst

(American/German, 1920 - 1984)

hieroglyphics by jimmy ernst

Jimmy Ernst

Hieroglyphics, 1969

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plate v by jimmy ernst

Jimmy Ernst

Plate V, 1970

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Biografie

Chronologie

1920
Born in Colgne, Germany to Dada Surrealist artist Max Ernst and art historian Louise Straus-Ernst
1932 - 1936
Student, Lindenthal Real-Gymnasium, Cologne
1933
Ernst family emigrated to Paris for being suspected by the new Nazi regime
1938
Emigrated to the United States
Student, School of Arts and Crafts, Altona, Germany
1940
Meets members of the New York avant-garde and European artists in exile. Petitions Emergency Rescue Committee (ERC) to help his parents escape from France.
1941
ERC succeeds in securing his father Max's release from internment. Max arrives in New York with Peggy Guggenheim on July 14.
1942
Guggenheim's Art of This Century Gallery opens, October 20, with Jimmy as director
1944
Unknown to him, his mother is transported to Auschwitz concentration camp on June 30 from Drancy, a detention camp near Paris. She does not survive the war
1945
Allied victory in Europe declared on May 8. Spends part of the summer in Amagansett with his father and other "Surrealists in Exile".

Ausstellungen

2008
"Une Lignee Electrique: Surrealisme et ses Environs," Galerie 1900-2000, Paris
"Gifted: Recent Additions to the Permanent Collection," Delaware Art Museum, Wilmington, DE
2007
"Shining Spirit: Westheimer Family Collection," Oklahoma City Museum of Art, Oklahoma City, OK
2006
"Jimmy Ernst: Five Decades of Paintings and Works on Paper," Spanierman Gallery, LLC. East Hampton, New York. June 29-August 7, 2006. (solo)
2003
Harmon Meeks Gallery. Naples, Florida. (solo)
2002
"Jimmy Ernst: Transcending the Surreal," Springfield Art Museum. Springfield, Missouri. September 14-November 10, 2002. (solo)
The Butler Institute of American Art. Salem, Ohio. September 20-October 25, 2003. (solo)
Frederick R. Weisman Museum of Art, Pepperdine University Art Gallery. Malibu, California. January 10-April 4, 2004. (solo)
2001
"Jimmy Ernst: Paintings and Works on Paper: 1942-1983," ACA Galleries. New York, New York. March 1-31, 2001.
1999
"Jimmy Ernst: I Am an American Painter," Sprengel Museum. Hanover, Germany. October 12-December 19, 1999. (solo)
"Max Ernst & Jimmy Ernst - Father & Son," American Contemporary Art Gallery. Munich, Germany. June 10 - August 31, 1999. (solo)
1998
"The Sea of Grass series and beyond," Museum of Fine Arts. St. Petersburg, Florida. September 13-November 8, 1998. (solo)
1997
Grand, Stanley I, curator. "Shadow to Light," Sordoni Art Gallery, Wilkes University. Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. (solo)
1994
"Trails of Silence," Tampa Museum of Art. Tampa, Florida. September 11-November 13, 1994. (solo)
"Jimmy Ernst: Lines Through Time," Philharmonic Center for the Arts. Naples, Florida. March 20-May 2, 1994. (solo)