Max Beckmann: The World as a Stage

Exhibition Overview


Self-portrait with a Saxophone

Many paintings by Max Beckmann (1884–1950) show the world of the theater, circus, and music halls. He presented his paintings as stages. Showmanship was a driving force behind his work. He viewed this ‘world theater’ as a model for basic human experiences.

Held in cooperation with the Kunsthalle Bremen where the exhibition will be shown from September 30, 2017 to February 4, 2018.

Exhibition Highlights


Self-portrait with a Saxophone

Max Beckmann

Self-portrait with a Saxophone
Exhibition Highlights
Self-portrait with a Saxophone
VG BILD-KUNST, Bonn 2017, Lars Lohrisch

Max Beckmann

Self-portrait with a Saxophone, 1930.0
Lars Lohrisch
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